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  • 1 Pound 1995, KM# 766, Egypt, Banque Misr, 75th Anniversary
  • 1 Pound 1995, KM# 766, Egypt, Banque Misr, 75th Anniversary

Banque Misr is an Egyptian bank co-founded by industrialist Joseph Aslan Cattaui Pasha and economist Talaat Harb Pasha in 1920. The government of the United Arab Republic nationalized the bank in 1960. The bank has branch offices in all of Egypt's governorates, and currency exchange and work permit offices for foreign workers in Egypt.


Depicts the bank building, the logo of Banque Misr (crowned bust of Cleopatra looking left) and the inscription "Diamond Jubilee of Banque Misr" above.

العيد الماسي لبنك مصر ١٩٢٠-١٩٩٥


Legend "Arab Republic of Egypt" divides dates (Hegira and Gregorian) and denomination below.

جمهورية مصر العربية
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1 Pound

KM# 766
Type Commemorative Issue (Non-circulating)
Material Silver
Fineness 0.720
Weight 15 g
Diameter 35 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Cairo Mint

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