The new £20 note: What you need to know
The Bank of England has unveiled the design of our new polymer £20 note, which will be issued on 20 February 2020.
Key information and timescales about the new £20 note
- It contains sophisticated security features and is the most secure Bank of England banknote yet
- It’s polymer, just like the existing £5 and £10 notes
- It incorporates two see-through windows and a two-colour foil, making it very difficult to counterfeit
- There’s a metallic hologram which changes between the word ‘Twenty’ and ‘Pounds’ when the note is tilted
When does this new £20 note enter circulation?
It’ll be issued on 20 February 2020
What resources are available to help staff?
Training materials, films and photos of the new £20 can be found at www.thenew20.co.uk