Sudan, also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence, is a country in Northeast Africa. The country's place name Sudan is a name given to a geographical region to the south of the Sahara, stretching from Western Africa to eastern Central Africa. The name derives from the Arabic “bilad as-Sudan”, or "the lands of the Blacks".
The Sudanese pound is the currency of Sudan. It was also used as currency in South Sudan until finalization of the introduction of the South Sudanese pound. Both Arabic and English names for the denominations appear on the country's banknotes and coins.
Today we are looking at a 1991 25 Piastres banknote. The note specifications are as follows:
Obverse: Purple on multicolour underprint. The legend is printed in Arabic script on top panel with the denomination on the right side. The image of the camel is seen on left with Sudan map within the intrinsic design printed in the centre. The serial number is depicted on the bottom left and top right corners. The signature is seen in the centre with denomination seen on both sides.
Reverse: The legend ‘Bank of Sudan’ is depicted on the top panel with the denomination on both sides. The image of the Sudan bank is seen in the centre with watermark window on left. The denomination in words is seen in the lower centre with the denomination in numerals on both sides.
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