Egypt 1 Pound banknote, 1978

The 1978 Egypt One Pound banknote features the Sultan Qaitbay mosque at left centre with the lettering ‘Central Bank of Egypt’ and ‘ONE POUND’.

The obverse features part of the facade of Abu Simbel Temple; At the top and bottom of the note running in two bands horizontally are birds and other shapes taken from the structure built by Ramses II in front of the Luxor Temple of Amenophis II