Pick: #45 , The Banknote Book: B303
Belize. Central Bank of Belize. 1983 Issues. 20 dollars type 1983. Date: July 1st, 1983. Dimensions: 157 x 68 mm. Watermark: Carved head of the "sleeping giant". Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Company, London. Solid security thread. Material: Paper. Front and back printing predominantly brown, purple and green. Description of the front: Coat of arms on the left. On the right, a portrait of HRH Elizabeth II wearing Queen Alexandra's kokoshnik tiara, King George VI's scallop necklace, and Queen Mary's finial earrings. Place and date printed in black in the center. Frame composed of guilloche shapes. In the upper right corner is a jade head. In the center, an underwater scene with a school of fish. Series, signatures and numbering printed in black. Texts in English. An angel fish on the right as a registration device. A combination of signatures with Commissioners of Currency: Henry Edney Conrad Cain, Edmund Andrew Marshalleck and Edgar Gegg. Description of the back: In the center, a view of the National Assembly building located in the capital Belmopan. On the right, a Jabiru stork (Jabiru mycteria), which is the logo of the Central Bank of Belize. On the left, a green iguana (Iguana iguana), a native lizard highly prized in traditional Belizean food.