About #17 - 5 deutsche mark Type 1955
German Democratic Republic. German Note-Issuing Bank. 1955 Issues. Date: 13.10.1957. Dimensions: 140 x 70 mm. Watermark: Bowed scales pattern. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: VEB Wertpapierdruckerei, Leipzig. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly pink, black and olive green. Description of the front: Frame and background composed of guilloche patterns. Texts in German. Letter and numbering in red. Value "5" in the corners and in a decorated rosette on the right. No signature. Description of the back: Texts in German. Frame and background composed of guilloche patterns. Value in letters "FÜNF" in the center and the value "5" in rosettes on the sides. Replacement note with Prefix Y or Z.