The currency used in Egypt is called as the Pound. This currency is denoted with the currency sign EGP, LE, E£ or ?.? and the ISO 4217 Code for the Egyptian Pound is EGP.
The Pound, is the official currency of the Egypt . It is divided into 100 smaller units called Piastre (???, Qirsh).
The constitution of Egypt provides that the Egypt government shall have the power to print the Egyptian Pound and Piastre (???, Qirsh) coins to be used as a legal tender in Egypt.
The Egyptian Pound bank notes and Piastre (???, Qirsh) coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The Egyptian Pound bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
The symbol EGP, LE, E£ or ?.?
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the Egyptian Pound.
Currently printed bank notes denominations are 5, 10, 25, 50 Piastres 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 Pounds
and the coins are minted in the denominations of 5, 10, 20, 20, 50 Piastres, 1 Pound .