The dollar is the official currency in the Bahamas since 1966, when it replaced the pound 7 years before the nation’s independence. Notes with denominations of ½ 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars were introduced during the first transition. Since 2016 a new banknote series has been submitted, updating security features and colors.
Currently are circulating banknotes with denominations ½ 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars.
The 20 Dollars note front features Sir Milo B. Butler (1906 – 1979), who was the 1st Governor-General of the Bahamas, map of The Bahamas, bougainvillea flower (Bougainvillea speciosa). The reverse note side has Nassau Port Tower, Bridges connecting Nassau with Paradise Island, Nassau Harbour. This note is part of the 2016 – 2020 series vertical format and, its color is Magenta. (156 x 67 mm)
Text: Twenty Dollars, The Central Bank of the Bahamas, These notes are legal tender under the Central Bank of The Bahamas Act 2000 for the payment of any amount Twenty Dollars, $20 Twenty Dollars, map of The Bahamas, bougainvillea flower (Bougainvillea speciosa), Nassau Harbour, New Providence, Governor, Blue Marlin (Makaira nigricans), Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), Sir Milo B. Butler, 20.