20 Dollars


Country Belize
Type Standard banknote
Years 2003-2017
Value 20 Dollars
20 BZD = 9.92 USD
Currency Dollar (1973-date)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 69
  • 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.


Colours: Brown, chestnut, and orange
On the right shows the novel numbering and the see-through feature which, when held up to the light, forms the complete design of the head of the Tapir, Tapirus bairdii, national animal of Belize. In the centre is a new portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, a design in blue and gold of the queen Trigger-fish, the queen Angel-fish, and Belize's Coat of Arms. The vignette at on the left shows the jaguar (one of the most majestic animals) with the Jade Head in the upper left corner and the Silver fish in the lower left corner.


Colours: Brown and orange
The main picture shows some of Belize’s most interesting animals. These consist of one of the many species of native bat, Artibeus spp, the Howler monkey, Alouatta pigra, the Anteater, Tamandua mexicana, the Kinkajou or night-walker, Potos flavus, the Tayra or bush-dog, Eira barbara, the White-tail deer, Odocoileus virginianus, the Peccary, Tayassu tajacu, and the head of the jaguar, Pantheraonca.


Carved Head of the sleeping Giant


Printer : Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited (England) - TDLR

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2003  17% 01.01.2003 P#69a
2005  22% 01.01.2005 P#69b
2007  17% 01.09.2007 P#69c
2010  33% 01.08.2010 P#69d
2014  28% 01.11.2014 P#69e
2017  22% 01.01.2017 P#69f

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