Eastern Caribbean States P-53b / 20 Dollars 2015 – UNC

£21.50

Description

Issued by Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Issue ND (2012 & 2015) “With Marks for the Blind” Issue
Size 145 x 69 mm
Printer De La Rue, London (England) – DLR
Watermark Queen Elizabeth II; Electrotype “ECCB”; Reinforced cornerstones
Security features Consecutively running black vertical and ascending black horizontal serial numbers on the obverse of the banknote. Serial numbers, denominational block “20” (front) and parts of the design (back) fluoresce while being exposed to ultraviolet light. Fishes in golded iridescent ink in the centre on the reverse. Segmented (windowed) on the obverse, positioned vertically, 3 mm wide metallic copper colored Windowed Facet® security thread with demetalized ‘ECCB’ and an image of a turtle. See-through element with three fishes on both side of the banknote
Tactile feature There is a Braille feature marking executed in a raised ink on the lower left edge of the obverse featuring a cricket theme in the form of balls, bails and stumps to enable physical identification of the note for the visually impaired and the blind people.
Signature Kenneth Dwight Vincent Venner
Obverse Queen Elizabeth II wearing a tiara and a necklace (De La Rue engraving from a photo. Date of the portrait: 1977; Photographer: Peter Grugeon). Green-throated carib (Eulampis holosericeus) hummingbird collecting pollen from flowers. Turtle. Fish. Eastern Caribbean Central Bank building (Basseterre, St. Kitts). Silver foil intaglio overprint with butterfly and ‘$20 ECCB’
Reverse Government House in Montserrat. Map of the Eastern Caribbean with compass rose in silver metallic ink in the background. Fragrant Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) in Grenada; Fishes.