Friedberg 1180. 1905 $20 Gold Certificate. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ. The Series of 1905 $20 Gold Certificates are among the most attractive and colorful notes ever produced by the United States. They have long been a favorite of collectors across the numismatic spectrum. The face has a portrait of George Washington, engraved by Alfred Sealey, and a bright red scalloped Treasury Seal and serial numbers. The field is gold in color and includes a $20 emblem at left. The vibrant tints and overprint featured on this type explain the "Technicolor" nickname, by which these notes are so well known. The back displays the Heraldic Eagle of the Great Seal of the United States at the center and has ornately engraved borders. The entire back design, engraved by Robert Ponickau, is executed in orange-gold.This particular example displays vibrant golden tint and red overprint inks. The sharply printed plate impression is amply framed by broad white margins. The back displays brilliant golden-orange color with hints of original overprint embossing. This example is the second of two catalog numbers for the type and has the engraved signatures of Treasury officials Lyons and Treat to the left and right of the portrait. There is never any shortage of demand for high end examples of this popular design type.