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20 Dollars HSBC

20 Dollars (HSBC) -  obverse20 Dollars (HSBC) -  reverse

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Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
Issuing bank The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation
Type Standard banknote
Years 1986-1989
Value 20 Dollars
20 HKD = 2.58 USD
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Paper
Size 131 × 95 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 192
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Green with coat of arms to the left and watermark window to the right.

Lettering:
香港上海匯豐銀行
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

Promises to pay the bearer
on demand at its Office here

TWENTY
DOLLARS

HONGKONG 1st JANUARY 1988
By order of the Board of Directors

THOMAS DE LA RUE AND COMPANY LIMITED

Reverse

Bronze lion statues "Stephen and Stitt" on either side of the HSBC office headquarters. Clock tower, ferry in harbour view at right. Watermark space at left.

Lettering:
20 弍拾
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

Watermark

Lion's head.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1986  0% P#192s; Specimen
1986-Jan-1  31% P#192a; Signature titles: GENERAL MANAGER.
1987-Jan-1  6% P#192a; Signature titles: GENERAL MANAGER.
1988-Jan-1  31% P#192b; Signature titles: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
1989-Jan-1  38% P#192c; Signature titles: GENERAL MANAGER.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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