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Belgium 500 Francs (1998)

Item Code: BE-149

Front: Effigy of Belgian surrealist artist René François Ghislain Magritte (1898-1967) and stylisations of his artworks featuring
birds, plants, keyhole and a tree. Back: Parts of stylized pieces of Magritte's unexplained surrealist art featuring men in hats
from his oil painting "Golconde", also featuring a chair with an animal tail, a stylized apple and a segmented building.
Watermark: Effigy of René Magritte and his personal signature below it. Work by: Monique Golaire (front); Monique Golaire
and Nathalie Paquot (back) (Inv. - Sketch authors, designers); Patricia Vouez (Sculp. - Engraver). Main colours: Turquoise,
violet, green and yellow. Signatures: Serge Bertholomé (De Schatbewaarder - Le Tresorier - Der Schatzmeister); Alfons
"Fons" Verplaetse (De Gouverneur - Le Gouverneur - Der Gouverneur). Date of issue: 16 April 1998. Printer: Unknown.

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Dimensions: 149 x 76 mm

Texts: Nationale Bank van Belgie. Vijfhonderd Frank. Banque Nationale de Belgique. Cinq Cents Francs.
Belgische Nationalbank. Fünfhundert Franken. National Bank of Belgium. Five Hundred Francs.

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