Pick: #78 , The Banknote Book: B532 , Other: #M054
Belgium. National Bank of Belgium. 1905-1926 issue. Banknote issued between 02-06-1914 and 16-10-1920. Removed from circulation on 09-10-1944. 100 francs Type 1898 (1914-1920), (Ref. TBB: # B532 or Pick: # 78). Without arabesque in relief in the texture of the paper. Designed by Constant Montald and engraved by Édouard Biet. Dimensions: 180 x 103 mm. Printer: National Bank of Belgium. No security thread. Watermark: National Bank of Belgium and head of Minerva. Front and back: polychromy print with dominant yellow, orange and black. On the left in the upper part, Ceres riding chariot (Quadriga) drawn by four horses over a rich graphic composition in which we guess a group of four women. In the center, the Belgian lion is lying on a pedestal with the text of the Law printed in an orange frame below. On the right in the upper part, Neptune with his trident riding another chariot (Quadriga) drawn by four horses over a composition identical to that on the left with four other women. The value, date, banknote number and signatures are printed in black. The note includes two variants of signatures with The Treasurer and The Governor. Description of the back: all texts are printed in Dutch. The back is printed in pale red and yellow and composed of a group of four women who illustrate the four seasons of the year with pruning, sowing, wheat harvesting and harvesting. We find the text of the law printed in Dutch at the bottom of the composition. No specimen known for Type. Known series: 501 to 1401.