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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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King Farouk

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Auction 175
World Banknotes (11) an interesting group in varied grades average VF to about UNC - UNC Comprising (6) a denomination pair of I portrait Currency Notes Law of 1940 and both in presentable VF or about with signature of Makram Ebeid titled on reverse "Minister of Finance" comprising a 5 Pick 165a serial number with star at end J/5 423329 * and Pick 168a serial number L/4 347487, the later with a pair of pinholes in lower right body. These notes very popular in the recent years. Along with Arab Republic of Egypt Currency note Pick 182g signature Aly Loutfy Mahmoud Loutfy (11/1978 - 5/1980) title Minister of Finance series M/46 No. 623464 printer Survey Authority watermark ARE. Along with issues (3) including a pair of 10 s (2) different designs Pick 46b dated 1972 a larger sized note, and the more modern Pick 51e dated 15 June 1999. Along with a 20 s Pick 52b dated 19th March 1992 and date position variety to lower right of watermark area. Together with a selection of (5) various denominations of captured currency stamped "Certified Official / Ministry of Defence" consisting of a 1 Dinar Pick 69a dated 1984. Pick 70a dated 1981. 10 Dinars Pick 71a dated 1982. Along with 25 Dinars (2) including the Pick 73a dated 1986 and the Pick 72 dated 1982. A near complete denomination set, these notes were captured by the 1st Armoured division in the n Gulf War. During the attack into Iraq, and the dash across north of Kuwait city, they overran and occupied a number of Iraqi headquarters, installations and advancing 290 kilometres they managed to destroy 3 Iraqi divisions and capturing or destroying more than 4000 Iraqi tanks and armoured vehicles along with capturing several million s of Iraqi currency. The seized currency was sent back to 's Ministry of Defence Management Branch where they were certified and given these hand stamps.
£38 London Coins : A175 : Lot 118 : Middle East (11) an interesting group in varied grades average VF to about UNC - UNC Comprising Egyp... London Coins : A175 : Lot 118 : Middle East (11) an interesting group in varied grades average VF to about UNC - UNC Comprising Egyp...

Auction 174
World Coins Gold AH1357 (1938) , Royal Wedding of and Safinaz Zulficar, (Queen Farida) KM#373, an impressive 42.50 grammes issue, nFDC retaining around 90% original mint brilliance, an imposing large issue
£4,000 London Coins : A174 : Lot 1246 : Egypt 500 Piastres Gold AH1357 (1938) Proof, Royal Wedding of King Farouk and Safinaz Zulficar, (Que... London Coins : A174 : Lot 1246 : Egypt 500 Piastres Gold AH1357 (1938) Proof, Royal Wedding of King Farouk and Safinaz Zulficar, (Que...

Auction 169
World Bulk Lots 20 issues (8) 1937 (AH1356) KM#368 (2), 1939 (AH1358) KM#368 (6) EF to UNC with varying degrees of lustre
£420 London Coins : A169 : Lot 2158 : Egypt 20 Piastres King Farouk issues (8) 1937 (AH1356) KM#368 (2), 1939 (AH1358) KM#368 (6) EF to UN... London Coins : A169 : Lot 2158 : Egypt 20 Piastres King Farouk issues (8) 1937 (AH1356) KM#368 (2), 1939 (AH1358) KM#368 (6) EF to UN...

Auction 167
World Banknotes GB and World early World War II issues to modern (331) in mixed grades Good to UNC from various countries and issuers. Includes some portrait and early young Queen portrait issues, Allied and ese Occupation currencies, and more
£400

Auction 166
World Banknotes 100 s Pick 27a 1950 signature Leith Ross serial number CD/2 090412 light violet and green featuring I at right Minaret at left on obverse and Sultan Quayet Bey mosque on reverse. Good Fine - about VF, Ink, Annotations and very rare highest denomination for series
£130 London Coins : A166 : Lot 191 : Egypt 100 Pounds Pick 27a 1950 signature Leith Ross serial number CD/2 090412 light violet and green... London Coins : A166 : Lot 191 : Egypt 100 Pounds Pick 27a 1950 signature Leith Ross serial number CD/2 090412 light violet and green...

Auction 166
World Banknotes Royal Government 10 Currency Note Pick 168a Law No.50 of 1940 serial number E/8 405800 signature titled Minister of Finance. The note in blue on green underprint featuring I at left on obverse and reverse in green on light orange underprint with a guilloche pattern designed frame featuring the denomination at each four corners and in underprint at upper centre right. About UNC and Scarce
£110 London Coins : A166 : Lot 194 : Egypt Royal Government 10 Piastres Currency Note Pick 168a Law No.50 of 1940 serial number E/8 40580... London Coins : A166 : Lot 194 : Egypt Royal Government 10 Piastres Currency Note Pick 168a Law No.50 of 1940 serial number E/8 40580...

Auction 165
World Banknotes 10 Pick 168a (2) Exceptionally rare issues with matching LOW serial numbers P/4 000004 & E/6 000004. Blue and pale green, at right, value at each corner signature of Abdel Motaal and Badr signatures respectively low left , reverse green and pale pink, value at each corner. Both about UNC - UNC.
£1,200 London Coins : A165 : Lot 1199 : Egypt 10 Piastres Pick 168a (2) Exceptionally rare issues with matching LOW serial numbers P/4 00000... London Coins : A165 : Lot 1199 : Egypt 10 Piastres Pick 168a (2) Exceptionally rare issues with matching LOW serial numbers P/4 00000...

Auction 165
Medals International Cotton Congress 1938 72mm diameter in bronze by P.Metcalfe and P.Turin. Obverse: Bust of in fez, left, Reverse: A cotton flower, with pyramids in background, XVIIIth INTL. COTTON CONGRESS EGYPT 1938, VF/EF the obverse with some spots, comes in the original marron fitted case of issue
£280

Auction 163
World Banknotes in an album (49), plus a few (6), 5 (2) issued law 1940 '', (Pick163), (2) issued law 1940 'Mosque of Emir Khairbak', (Pick164), 5 Piastres (3) issued law 1940 '', (Pick165), issued law 1940 'Temple of Philae', (Pick167), 10 Piastres (2) issued law 1940 'King Farouk', (Pick168), 25 Piastres (2) dated 1942 signed Nixon & 1946 signed Leith-Ross, (Pick10), (2) dated 1938 signed Cook and 1944 signed Nixon, (Pick21), plus many other more recent issues in mixed grades with some Uncirculated
£320

Auction 161
World Banknotes (14), 5 s dated 1951, portrait at top right, (Pick25b), good Fine, (5) dated 1958, 1959, 1963, 1965 & 1974, (6) dated 1958, 1960, 1964, 1965 &1974, (2) dated 1976 & 1978, mixed grades, needs viewing
£90 London Coins : A161 : Lot 262 : Egypt (14), 5 Pounds dated 1951, portrait King Farouk at top right, (Pick25b), good Fine, 5 Pounds (... London Coins : A161 : Lot 262 : Egypt (14), 5 Pounds dated 1951, portrait King Farouk at top right, (Pick25b), good Fine, 5 Pounds (...

Auction 147
World Banknotes (3) all L.1940 issues, 5 Mosque series C/4 Pick164, series E/5 Pick165a & Temple of Philae series D/3 Pick167b, all UNC
£900 London Coins : A147 : Lot 247 : Egypt (3) all L.1940 issues, 5 piastres Mosque series C/4 Pick164, 5 piastres King Farouk series E/5... London Coins : A147 : Lot 247 : Egypt (3) all L.1940 issues, 5 piastres Mosque series C/4 Pick164, 5 piastres King Farouk series E/5...

Auction 127
World Banknotes £50 dated 1951, prefix EF/3, h at right, Pick26b, inked numbers on face, cleaned & pressed, aVF but looks better
£85

Auction 123
Bonds and Shares , 49 bonds and certificates, dated 1887-1956, titles include, n National Co. Ltd. 1903, S.A. Bulgare de Carrieres 1924, Cairo Railways and Heliopolis Oases Co. 1907, Comp. General de Minas y Sondeos 1901, Mines de Balia-Karaidin 1925, Daggafontein Mines Ltd. 1936, Armavir-Touapse Railway 1909 , Railway Co. Ltd. 1887, copies of unissued bonds bearing the portrait of of 6 types, Electricity and Ice Supply Co. 1929, mostly an, a little duplication, F-VF. (49).
£90

Auction 121
World Banknotes War Bonds (30 in total, 6 sets of 5) 1948 with Portrait UNC
£40

Auction 119
World Banknotes £100 dated 1951, portrait Pick27b, tiny centre hole & pen marks, Fine
£55

Auction 107
World Banknotes 5 currency note L.1940 P164 EF plus 4 notes ( portrait) to raise funds for , 50 piastre (2) and 100 piastre (2) alm
£20

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