Scotland 20 Pounds (2019 Clydesdale Bank)
The pound sterling (Scotland 20 Pounds (2019 Clydesdale Bank)) 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 note front design features the portrait of Robert I (1274 – 1329), also known as Robert the Bruce.
He was the King of Scotland from 1306 to 1329, one of the most famous warriors of his generation. He is now remembered as the national hero of Scotland.
On a background of tartan patterns; a sketch of a spider. A holographic stamp with the portrait of Robert the Bruce and a spider on its web.
A window with an image of St Kilda, a holographic map of Scotland and the Clydesdale Bank logo.
The reverse of the note presents a vignette of the archipelago of St Kilda. A window with an image of St Kilda.
A map of Scotland highlighting the location of St Kilda, a holographic stamp with the portrait of Robert the Bruce and a spider on its web, and the Clydesdale Bank logo.
This note is part of the Clydesdale Bank 2019, and its color is purple and violet on a multicolor underprint.
Text: £20, Clydesdale Bank, Twenty Pounds Sterling, Clydesdale Bank PLC promise to pay the Bearer on demand Twenty Pounds Sterling at their office here By order of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive, Glasgow, St Kilda, Scottish World Heritage site inscribed 1986 & 2005, Robert the Bruce (1274 – 1329).
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).