Issued 20 February 2020
The new £20 note
How to check the
new £20 note
Focus on these two key security features to help
confirm that your notes are genuine
front back
Tilt the note from side to side. Check the words change between
Twenty’ and ‘Pounds’.
Hologram image change
Look at the metallic image over the main window. Check the foil is
blue and gold on the front of the note and silver on the back.
Look for a second, smaller window in the bottom corner of the note.
See-through windows