About #5 - 20 deutsche mark Type 1948
German Democratic Republic. German Treasury. 1948 Currency Reform Issues. Date: June 24, 1948. Dimensions: 160 x 80 mm. Watermark: Werner von Siemens or ornamental stripes. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: Reichsdruckerei. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly brown. Description of the front: Brown adhesive stamp on 20 Reichsmark Type 1929 (Ref. Pick: # 181, TBB: # B319 or Grabowski: # DEU-184). Background composed of guilloche patterns. Seal of the Reichsbank in black. Portrait of the industrialist and inventor Werner von Siemens (1816-1892). Texts in German. Letter and numbering in dark red. Value "20" on the left. Seven or eight unknown signatures. Description of the back: Texts in German. Background composed of guilloche patterns. Two cherubs seated and holding tools frame a medallion with a man holding a hammer. Value "20" in the corners.