Pick: #116 , The Banknote Book: B551 , Other: #M028
1948 Issue. 20 francs Type 1948 Treasury overprinted. (Issue date: 01.09.1948). Colors printings: Brown on light blue and brown underprint. Conjoined portrait King Albert I and Queen Elisabeth II at left in a medallion. Banknote number, signatures and date are printing in black. Back: view of the Grand-Place in Brussels at center right. Medallion of hermes in the frame. Cornucopia, scales and coats of arms. Watermark: King Leopold I in profile. Signatures: Georges Pirsoul and Maurice Frère. Dimensions: 137 x 82 mm. Printer: BNB (Banque Nationale de Belgique). No security thread. Dutch and French texts. Banknote designed by Guillaume Minguet and Jean-François Freund. Like preceding issues but with "TRESORERIE" black overprint in the watermark on the front and "THESAURIE" black overprint in the watermark on the back. 41,120,000 issued notes.