About #47 - 20 escudos type 1958
Cape Verde. Portuguese administration. Banco Nacional Ultramarino. 1958 "Serpa Pinto" Issue. Date: 16.06.1958. Material: paper. No security thread. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Company LTD Gravadores. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly green and red. Description: texts in Portuguese. Portrait of Portuguese soldier and explorer Alexandre de Serpa Pinto (1846-1900) at right. Coat of arms in the center. Seal of the bank on the left (Type II, Lisboa). Two combinations of signatures with O Administrator and O Governador. Back: texts in Portuguese. Guilloche frame and rosettes. Allegorical woman and ships in the center. Known specimen overprinted in red diagonally on the front and back, numbered "000000". Undated and unsigned. Cancelled by double perforations on the signatures. Another specimen (Color Trial) in blue on multicolor underprint.