Scotland 20 Pounds (2019 Bank of Scotland-2)
The pound sterling (Scotland 20 Pounds (2019 Bank of Scotland-2)) is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, England, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The pound was a unit of account in Anglo-Saxon England, and its origins date back to the reign of King Offa of Mercia (757–796).
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The 20 Scottish pounds commemorative note front design features the portrait of Sir Walter Scott.
1st Baronet (1771 –1832), who was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian.
An illustration of the Bank of Scotland Headquarter located in Edinburgh. A sketch of four thistle flowers (National Flower).
A holographic foil stripe with “Fame” image below the pediment of the Bank Building Mound with a thistle motif in the background and the Bank of Scotland crest.
The reverse of the note presents a vignette of the Forth Bridge (UNESCO World Heritage Site).
A cantilevered railway bridge which spans the Firth of Forth in the east of the country west of central Edinburgh.
Handwriting with the lyrics of the traditional ballad “Far Over the Forth.”
An illustration of the Bank of Scotland Headquarter located in Edinburgh.
A stylized design of a thistle (National Flower) and a holographic foil stripe with “Fame” image below the pediment of the Bank Building Mound with a thistle motif in the background.
This note is part of the Bank of Scotland 2019 commemorative series “Opening of Queensferry Crossing.” Its color is purple and blue on a multicolor underprint.
Text: £20, Bank of Scotland plc promises to pay the Bearer on demand twenty pounds sterling at its registered office, By order of the Board, Governor, Treasurer, Edinburgh, Sir Walter Scott, Bank of Scotland, Queensferry Crossing, Twenty Pounds Sterling.
The reason why of the Scotland Pound
Three Scottish retail banks issue the Scottish pound notes: Bank of Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Clydesdale Bank. The Bank of England oversees the monetary policy of the pound sterling and regulates the amount of money in circulation. Official currency symbol: £/p (pre-decimal).