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Solomon Islands $20 Dollar Note

Nominated by Julian Payne, IBNS Member 11657

SOL-20-Front
SOL-20-Back
 
NoteB223 (PNL): 20 dollars (US$2.55)
Predominant Colour(s)Purple, blue, and green
FrontEnglish text; basket weave designs; bird as registration device; flag; fish carvings; coat of arms
BackEnglish text; group of women ceremonial dancers; man playing panpipes; bird
WatermarkFalcon head, electrotype CBSI, and Cornerstones
Additional SecurityStarChrome windowed security thread with demetalized CBSI 20
PrinterThomas De La Rue
Size140 x 66 mm
Introduced23/01/2017
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book