20 Pounds


Issuer Guernsey
Issuing entity Treasury and Resources Department
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1980-1989
Value 20 Pounds
20  = USD 24
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Paper
Size 161 × 90 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 211057
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 51
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.


Arms and Saumarez Park

Script: Latin

The States of Guernsey
Promise to pay the bearer on demand the sum of
Twenty Pounds
By authority of the States


Ships in Gibraltar Bay in centre
Admiral Lord de Saumarez at right

Script: Latin

The States of Guernsey
Admiral Lord de Saumarez 1757-1836
Gibraltar Bay
The British squadron putting to sea on 12-7-1801 with five sail of the line and one frigate
Twenty Pounds


De La Rue (Thomas de la Rue, Thomas De La Rue & Co., TDLR), London, United Kingdom (1821-date)


For a similar but smaller note, see P#55

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1980-1989)  313 000 Brown
ND (1980-1989)  500 000 Bull

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