About #55 - 20 gulden type 1941 Emma
Netherlands. 1924-1943 Issues. De Nederlandsche Bank. Overprint: AMSTERDAM new date (19 Maart 1941) with bar obliterating old date on Pick: # 54. Printer: Johan Enschedé en Zonen, Haarlem. Designer: Lion Cachet (1864-1945). Watermark: Double pearl necklace of Queen Emma of the Netherlands and abbreviation "DeB" of Netherlands Bank.Dimensions: 155 x 82 mm. Date: 19.3.1941. No security thread. Material: paper. Texts in Dutch. Description of the front: Front and back printing predominantly purple and olive. Frame with "X" in repetition. Portrait Queen Emma at right. Below, a rosette with the DNB bank monogram. Background with a painting of the Fleet of Admiral de Ruyter on roads of Algiers by Rembrandt. At center top, the name of the bank, the value and below the signatures. Watermark at left of the portrait. Signatures: De Secretaris, Westerman Holstijn / De President, Trip. Description of the back: Purple, brown and black. Three large rosettes in background. Below, a view of Schreiers Tower and St. Nicolaas Church in Amsterdam and the text of Law. Value 20 repeat three time. Series letters and banknote numbers are printed in black and repeat three time. At left, overprint AMSTERDAM new date (19 Maart 1941) with bar obliterating old date.