Polymer banknote billed as ‘most secure yet’ against forgery
enters circulation in February 2020
The governor of the Bank of England has unveiled the new £20
polymer banknote featuring the artist JMW Turner as the Bank
continues its switch away from paper money.
Mark Carney revealed the note’s design at Turner Contemporary
gallery in Margate, which is named after the landscape painter.
Turner, the first artist to feature on a British banknote, went to
school in Margate and many of his paintings were of the local
Source: FS – All-News2-Economy
New £20 note featuring JMW Turner revealed by the Bank of England