These Egyptian Piastres notes have minor wear and folds on them, they are still collectible notes to add to a collection. The Central Bank of Egypt issued Egyptian Pound banknotes in 9 different denominations, including this 25 and 50 Piastres banknote Egypt (Ramses II 2003). They are part of the withdrawn Egyptian Pound banknotes series. The Central Bank of Egypt started issuing these 0.5 Egyptian Pound banknotes in 2003. They were withdrawn from circulation in 2015.