Pick: #28 , The Banknote Book: B402 , Other: #K125
Bank of Guadeloupe. No date (1943). Date of creation of February 2, 1944. First issue in 1946. Work of Edmund Dulac. Dimensions: 135 x 75 mm. Printer: Bradbury and Wilkinson of London. Banknote without watermark. Front: print in dark green and red with a yellow blue safety background with the word "GUADELOUPE" in red repeated continuously. Two vertical "GUADELOUPE" surcharges in red printed next to the "20" value repeated on the left and right of the bill. Numbering in red and labels in dark green. In the center, in a dark green oval, is a portrait of Marianne wearing a Phrygian cap in profile. Marine anchors with cross of Lorraine on both sides of the figure. Two signatures printed in green: The Chief Executive Officer: A. Postel-Vinay and The Chairman of the Supervisory Board: J. Leclerc. Back: guilloche in green in the corners on security background in purple and yellow gradient and in a green oval, the Article 139 of the Penal Code framed by the value "20" repeated left and right. Known specimen signed and numbered LL 000,000 - LL 000,000 with the "SPECIMEN" surcharge in red and cancellation perforations on the signatures. Other specimen on issued note LL 696,660 with a "SPECIMEN" surcharge in blue in the lower margin. Specimen signed and numbered LL 500,001 - LN 500,000 and perforated "SPECIMEN" in horizontal. Series: LL 500.001 to LL 500.000, LM (but unknown number range). Known banknotes: LM227,535 - LM246,331. In December 1973, 198,984 copies were not returned to the cash register.