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2 Mark 1920. Second Issue, Germany

in Krause book Number: 58
Years of issue: 11.11.1920
Signatures: Reichschuldenverwaltung: Halle, Bieregge, Müller, Dickhuth, Springer, Lottner, v. Drenkmann, Mücke, Moll, Schulz, Fischer
Serie: 1920 Issue
Specimen of: 01.03.1920
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 99 x 66
Printer: Giesecke und Devrient GmbH, Leipzig

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2 Mark 1920. Second Issue




A natural water mark repeated over the entire surface in the form of a four-pass (Vierpaßmuster). Source: Announcement of the "Deutscher Reichsanzeiger und preußischer Staatsanzeiger 11.11.1920 Nr. 257".


Vierpaßmuster (Four-pass pattern).


2 Mark 1920. Second Issue

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A text is written all around the frame: "Wer Banknoten nachmacht oder verfälscht, oder nachgemachte oder verfälschte sich verschafft und in Verkehr bringt, wird mit Zuchthaus nicht unter zwei Jahren bestraft."

In English:

"Anyone who imitates or distorts banknotes, or imitates or falsifies and puts them on the market, shall be punished with prison not less than two years."

On left side is Brown Bank seal with eagle, on right side - same embossed seal.

On background is flowerish pattern.

Denomination is centered.


2 Mark 1920. Second Issue

Rosette with flowers and pattern.

Denominations in numerals are in all corners and centered (2 times), in words centered.