Al-Sayida Aisha Mosque
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Egypt – The Al-Sayida Aisha Mosque, commemorating the Great Woman Scholar of Islam

Egypt 25 piastres
Egypt 25 piastres

The Al-Sayida Aisha Mosque is featured on our banknote and the Egyptian coat of arms on the other side.

The mosque is in Cairo. It was commissioned in 11th century to commemorate Sayyidah Nafisah bint Al-Hasan, a great woman scholar and teacher of Islam.