Description

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.

Obverse

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

Reverse

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

جمهورية مصر العربية
١٤١٥ ١٩٩٥
واحد
جنيه

Edge

1 Pound

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

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