20 Pounds

Features

Country South Africa
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1928-1933
Value 20 Pounds (20)
Currency Pound (1825-1961)
Composition Paper
Size 177 × 97 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 88,
  • 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.
Hern# 218-221
Brian Hern, John Bothma, Hercie Peterse; 2017. Hern's Handbook on South African Coins and Patterns 2017/18 (9th edition). Gary Levitan, Ferndale, South Africa.

Obverse

Sailing ship left, denomination right, English over Afrikaans

Lettering: South African Reserve Bank / Suidafrikaanse Reserwebank

Reverse

Coat of Arms centre

Lettering: South African Reserve Bank / Suidafrikaanse Reserwebank

Watermark

Portrait of van Riebeeck

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1928  50,000 P#88a, Hern#219; Signature W.H. Clegg
1928  P#88as, Hern#218; Specimen, Signature W.H. Clegg
1933  50,000 P#88b, Hern#221; Signature J. Postmus
1933  P#88bs, Hern#220; Specimen, Signature J. Postmus

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