Federal Republic of Germany P-31d / 10 Deutsche Mark 1980 – UNC


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Issued by Deutsche Bundesbank
Issue 1970-1980 “BBk Ia – Legal Clause … wird mit Freiheitsstrafe …”. 02.01.1980
Size 122 x 62 mm
Printer Bundesdruckerei, Berlin (Germany) – BBG
Watermark Portrait of the “Beardless Clean Shaven Young Man” by Lucas Cranach the Elder.
Security features Multilevel header watermark.
Running serial numbers. Metallic security strip. Green and blue fibres or threads interspersed in the paper fluorescing under ultraviolet light
Signatures Karl Otto Pöhl (President, 1980-1991); Helmut Schlesinger (Deputy Chairman, 1980-1991)
Obverse Custom engraved portrait “Beardless Clean Shaven Young Man” of Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 – 1553)
of Albrecht Dürer (1471 – 1528) as a young man by Anton Neupauer. Oil on wood (the original, c.1500)
Reverse Sailing training ship called “Gorch Fock” of the “Bark” type, named after the pseudonym of the German author Johann Wilhelm Kinau (1880 – 1916). The ship was built by Blohm & Voss and is owned by German Navy (Deutsche Marine).
The ship was launched and commissioned in 1958. Deutsche Bundesbank seal