Scotland 20 Pounds (Bank of Scotland)
The pound sterling (Scotland 20 Pounds (Bank of Scotland)) 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 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) 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 that spans the Firth of Forth in the east of the country west of central Edinburgh. A view from the ground of the Cantilever tower and three workers sitting on one of the bridge girders.
This note is part of the Bank of Scotland 2007 – 2009 series.
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, Forth Bridge, 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).