20 Dollars

Features

Location Canada
Issuing bank Bank of Canada
Issuing entity Bank of Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Standard banknote
Years 2004-2011
Value 20 Dollars
20 CAD = USD 15
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 201920
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Ch GPM# BC-64,
S. Bell (editor); 2022. A Charlton Standard Catalogue : Canadian Government Paper Money (33rd edition). Charlton Press, Toronto, Canada.
P# 103
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: Canadian Journey

Obverse

Texts in English and French. On the left side, the issuing institute and the coat of arms of Canada with a vertical holographic stripe. The portrait is of Elizabeth II, Queen of England and the Commonwealth. In the center is a front view of the Parliament of Ottawa with a legend to her right. Below the legend is the note's face value "20" accompanied by a watermark with the portrait of Elizabeth II and above the legend a Canadian flag. The multicolored printing is dominated by green/yellow.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BANK OF CANADA · BANQUE DU CANADA
OTTAWA
CE BILLET A COURS LEGAL / THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER
20
CANADA
VINGT · TWENTY
DOLLARS
THE CENTRE BLOCK OF PARLIAMENT · L'EDIFICE DU CENTRE DU PARLEMENT
20
DEPUTY GOVERNOR SOUS-GOUVERNEUR GOUVERNEUR GOVERNOR
EMISSION DE 2004 / ISSUE OF 2004

Reverse

The image depicts the theme of arts related to Haida culture from the northwest coast of Canada. There are various works of art as well as a bilingual quote from a novel in the lower left corner.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
20 - CANADA
Nous connaîtions-nous
seulement un peu nous-mêmes,
sans les arts?
- Gabrielle Rot (1909-1983) -
Could we ever know
each other in the slightest
without the art?
20
IMPRIME EN 2004 / PRINTED IN 2004

Signatures

Paul Jenkins (PJ) Deputy Governor
David Allison Dodge (DD) Governor
Mark Joseph Carney (MC) Governor
Tiff Macklem (TMᴰ) Deputy Governor

Printers

BA International Inc. (British American Bank Note, British American Banknote Company Limited), Montreal,Ottawa, Canada (1866-2012)
Canadian Bank Note Company, Canada (1897-date)

Comments

Varieties :
Prefix "E" or "F" : Canadian Bank Note Company Limited
Prefix "A" or "B" : British American Bank Note Company Limited

Mention "Replacement" :
→ Notes that were issued to replace notes that were damaged or destroyed before they were put into circulation.

Printed in "2004 / 2005 / 2006 /2007 / 2008 / 2009 / 2010 / 2011" :
→ In September 2004, the Bank introduced the new $20 banknote (ISSUE OF 2004) but this note also bears the year of printing on the reverse (PRINTED IN 20XX).

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2004  PJ, DD 1 000 0.8% (Prefix: AYR 0020000 → AYR 0021000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: AYR 1637000 → AYR 1638000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 4 000 0% (Prefix: AYR 1680000 → AYR 1684000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 4 000 0% (Prefix: AYR 1728000 → AYR 1732000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: AYR 1867000 → AYR 1868000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 8 000 0% (Prefix: AYR 4296000 → AYR 4304000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 4 000 0% (Prefix: AYS 6000000 → AYS 6004000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 2 000 0% (Prefix: AYV 8880000 → AYV 8882000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 4 000 0% (Prefix: AYV 8900000 → AYV 8904000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 4 000 0% (Prefix: AYZ 5948000 → AYZ 5952000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 4 000 0% (Prefix: AYZ 5972000 → AYZ 5976000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 1 000 0.4% (Prefix: AZA 0006000 → AZA 0007000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 90 000 0% (Prefix: EYG 0315000 → EYG 0405000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 360 000 0% (Prefix: EYI 7920000 → EYI 8280000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 495 000 0% (Prefix: EYI 8505000 → EYI 9000000) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 640 000 0% (Prefix: EYI 9360000 → EYI 9999999) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 405 000 0% (Prefix: EYM 4275000 → EYI 4680999) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 180 000 0% (Prefix: EYM 4725000 → EYM 4905999) - Replacement
2004  PJ, DD 284 814 500 $ 16 $ 17 38% P#103a
2005  PJ, DD 2 000 0% (Prefix: ALK 9554000 → ALK 9556000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 2 000 0% (Prefix: ALK 9566000 → ALK 9568000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: ALK 9569000 → ALK 9570000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: ALK 9579000 → ALK 9580000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 2 000 0% (Prefix: ALK 9608000 → ALK 9610000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 80 000 0% (Prefix: ALK 9640000 → ALK 9720000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 120 000 0% (Prefix: ALK 9800000 → ALK 9920000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: ALK 9922000 → ALK 9923000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 80 000 0.4% (Prefix: ALL 0440000 → ALL 0520000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 5 000 0% (Prefix: ALL 0535000 → ALL 0540000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 40 000 0.4% (Prefix: ALL 0600000 → ALL 0640000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 3 000 0% (Prefix: ALL 1228000 → ALL 1231000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 4 000 1.3% (Prefix: AZN 3744000 → AZN 3748000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 90 000 0.4% (Prefix: EYP 0270000 → EYP 0360000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EYT 9720000 → EYT 9990000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 10 000 0% (Prefix: EYT 9990000 → EYT 9999999) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EYV 9720000 → EYV 9990000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 360 000 0.4% (Prefix: EZA 9360000 → EZA 9720000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZB 9720000 → EZB 9990000) - Replacement
2005  PJ, DD 408 556 500 15% P#103b
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: ELA 9720000 → ELA 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: ELB 9720000 → ELB 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZD 9720000 → EZD 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZE 9720000 → EZE 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0.8% (Prefix: EZF 9720000 → EZF 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZG 9720000 → EZG 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: EZH 1343000 → EZH 1344000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: EZH 1396000 → EZH 1397000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZH 9720000 → EZH 9990000 ) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZI 9720000 → EZI 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0.8% (Prefix: EZJ 9720000 → EZJ 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZK 9720000 → EZK 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 360 000 0% (Prefix: EZL 8640000 → EZL 9000000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZL 9720000 → EZL 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZM 9720000 → EZM 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZN 9720000 → EZN 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZR 9720000 → EZE 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0.4% (Prefix: EZS 9720000 → EZS 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: EZU 9720000 → EZU 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 270 000 0.4% (Prefix: EZV 9720000 → EZV 9990000) - Replacement
2006  PJ, DD 243 238 000 8% P#103c
2007  PJ, DD 1 000 0.4% (Prefix: ALW 0345000 → ALW 0346000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: ALW 0398000 → ALW 0399000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: ARA 3242000 → ARA 3243000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: ARA 3269000 → ARA 3270000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: ARA 3274000 → ARA 3275000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 1 000 0.4% (Prefix: ARA 3278000 → ARA 3279000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 6 000 0% (Prefix: ARA 3602000 → ARA 3608000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: ARA 4019000 → ARA 4020000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: ELF 3738000 → ELF 3739000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 1 000 0% (Prefix: ELF 4018000 → ELF 4019000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 180 000 0.4% (Prefix: ELF 9820000 → ELF 9999999) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 720 000 0.4% (Prefix: ELG 9000000 → ELG 9720000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 360 000 0.4% (Prefix: ELH 8640000 → ELH 9000000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 630 000 0% (Prefix: ELH 9360000 → ELH 9990000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: ELJ 9720000 → ELJ 9990000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: ELL 9720000 → ELL 9990000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 360 000 0% (Prefix: ELM 2880000 → ELM 3240000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: ELN 9720000 → ELN 9990000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 270 000 0% (Prefix: ELP 9720000 → ELP 9990000) - Replacement
2007  PJ, DD 233 725 000 10% P#103d
2008  PJ 2 000 0.4% (Prefix: ARK 8737000 → ARK 8739000) - Replacement
2008  PJ 270 000 0.4% (Prefix: ELY 9720000 → ELY 9990000) - Replacement
2008  PJ, MC 270 000 1.3% (Prefix: ELZ 9720000 → ELZ 9990000) - Replacement
2008  PJ, MC 90 000 1.3% (Prefix: ERG 9870000 → ERG 9960000) - Replacement
2008  PJ, MC 360 000 0% (Prefix: ERR 4320000 → ERR 4680000) - Replacement
2008  PJ, MC 3 000 0% (Prefix: ERS 6514000 → ERS 6517000) - Replacement
2008  PJ, MC 10 000 0% (Prefix: ERY 9990000 → ERY 9999999) - Replacement
2008  PJ, MC 270 000 0.4% (Prefix: EUE 9720000 → EUE 9990000) - Replacement
2008  PJ, MC 449 459 990 18% P#103e
2009  PJ, MC 40 000 0% (Prefix: AUB 9000000 → AUB 9040000) - Replacement
2009  PJ, MC 630 000 0.4% (Prefix: EUJ 9360000 → EUJ 9999000) - Replacement
2009  PJ, MC 1 000 0% (Prefix: EUW 9455000 → EUW 9456000) - Replacement
2009  PJ, MC 270 000 0% (Prefix: EUW 9720000 → EUJ 9999000) - Replacement
2009  PJ, MC 264 676 874 $ 16 16% P#103f
2010  PJ, MC 146 765 000 10% P#103g
2011  PJ, MC 40 000 0% (Prefix: AUT 6740000 → AUT 6780000) - Replacement
2011  TMᴰ, MC 1 000 0% (Prefix: AUT 6920000 → AUT 6921000) - Replacement
2011  TMᴰ, MC 1 000 0% (Prefix: AUT 6935000 → AUT 6936000) - Replacement
2011  TMᴰ, MC 1 000 0% (Prefix: AUT 6973000 → AUT 6974000) - Replacement
2011  TMᴰ, MC 1 000 0% (Prefix: AUT 6976000 → AUT 6977000) - Replacement
2011  TMᴰ, MC 91 416 000 10% P#103h

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