CENTRAL BANK ISSUES AN
UPGRADED $20 NOTE
The Central Bank of Barbados
wishes to advise the public that an upgraded $20 note is in
The new and readily visible feature of the upgraded $20 note is
on the front of the note: -
security thread has been upgraded from an embedded security
thread to a windowed thread.
thread is incorporated into the note and is partially
visible when the note is lying flat, giving the effect of a
broken line. The text clearly reads “CBB $20"
when the note is held up to the light.
All other features of the
$20 note remain the same.
The upgraded notes will circulate
simultaneously with the
previous issues of notes, which
remain legal tender.