Pick: #149 , The Banknote Book: B592 , Other: #M087
500 francs Type 1998 René Magritte. No date (1998). Colors printings: blue, purple, yellow and green on multicolor underprint. Portrait of René Magritte at left, birds in plants at lower center, tree at right. Signatures: Serge Bertholomé and Alfons Verplaetse on front. Back: Eight men in overcoats based from painting "The So of Man". Chair at left, men at center right, stylized apple. Watermark: René Magritte and his signature. Dimensions: 149 x 76 mm. Printer: BNB (Banque Nationale de Belgique). Windowed security thread w/ demetalized "500F". Dutch and german texts. Banknote designed by Monique Golaire.