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Australia's 20 Dollar Note

Nominated by Steve Casey, IBNS Member 11789-G

AUS-20-Front
AUS-20-Back
 
NoteB232 (PNL): 20 dollars (US$15)
Predominant Colour(s)Red, orange, and green
FrontEnglish text; Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae); Acacia buxifolia wattle; Mary Reibey, businesswoman; Port Jackson schooner and traditional Eora nowie (canoe) in Sydney Cove in the early 1800s; compass
BackEnglish text; RFDS De Havilland aircraft leaving a remote Broken Hill homestead in 1948; compass; Reverend John Flynn; pedal-powered generator for wireless radio
Watermark (shadow image)Coat of arms
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterNote Printing Australia
Size144 x 65 mm Polymer (Guardian)
Introduced10/09/2019
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book