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AUD to EGP Exchange Rate

Code EGP
Symbol £
Piastras - 5pt, 10pt, 20pt, 25pt, 50pt and £1
Pounds - £1, £5, £10, £20, £50, £100 and £200

Escape to Egypt

Walk like an Egyptian into a culture pulsing with a unique mix of ancient and contemporary elements. White deserts, wind-polished rock formations, Pyramids of Giza and the glistening Red Sea are only some of Egypt’s many drawcards. Do not miss the chance to experience Egypt and its stunning desert sunsets for yourself.

Before dipping your toes into the sand on sand on sand of Egypt, make sure you have stocked up on Egyptian Pounds. Although card is rarely accepted, we recommend loading up your Travel Money Oz Currency Pass with USD to withdraw from safe ATMs.

Coins and notes

Egypt deals in the Egyptian pound (not to be confused with the British pound). The pound can be broken up into 100 piastre and 1000 millime.

You’ll find notes of 25pt, 50pt, £1, £5, £10, £20, £50, £100 and £200.  Also circulating are coins of 25pt, 50pt and £1. 

Facts about the currency

  • In 2009, Egypt started phasing out 1 pound and half-pound notes.
  • The main industries are metal, tourism, chemicals, textiles, pharmaceuticals, light manufacturers, food processing, hydrocarbons, construction and cement.
  • The use of coins as currency was introduced to Egypt in the first millennium B.C.
  • Before this time Egyptians used forms of silver and gold as currency such as silver rings and gold pieces shaped like sheep.