About #5A - 20 deutsche mark Type 1948
German Democratic Republic. German Treasury. 1948 Currency Reform Issues. Date: June 24, 1948. Dimensions: 160 x 80 mm. Watermark: Woman's head. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: Reichsdruckerei. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly brown and turquoise. Description of the front: Brown adhesive stamp on 20 Reichsmark Type 1939 (Ref. Pick: # 185, TBB: # B324 or Grabowski: # DEU-215). Background composed of guilloche patterns. Seal of the Reichsbank in dark brown. Portrait of a young German woman holding an edelweiss with mountains in the background. Texts in German. Letter and numbering in red. Value "20" on the left. An unknown signature. Description of the back: Texts in German. Background composed of guilloche patterns. View of Mount Hoher Dachstein with its small altitude glaciers and of the lower lake of Gosausee. On the sides, a lumberjack holding an ax and a sower of wheat. Value "20" in the corners.