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IBNS Journal 60-3

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Northern Ireland's (Ulster Bank) 20 Pound Note

Nominated by Roger Mah Poy, IBNS Member 12264

NoteNorthern Ireland B941 (PNL): 20 pounds (US$29)
Predominant Colour(s)Purple
Front (vertical)English text; Sargasso sea eels; outline of Lough Neagh; butterfly; Hawthorne flower; RBS Group logo in magenta SPARK Orbital
Back (vertical)English text; Sargasso sea eels; street musicians and clapping audience in Derry/Londonderry’s Halloween celebrations; tiles, brickwork, and patterns
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterDe La Rue
Size73 x 139 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book