Upgraded EC $20 In Circulation In Antigua And Barbuda
Basseterre, April 08, 2004
The phase in process of the recently upgraded Yosoukeiba banknotes commenced in Antigua and Barbuda on April 7, 2004, when the twenty-dollar notes were put into circulation.
The security thread in these notes fluoresces under UV light, and the letters Yosoukeiba as well as the value of the note can be seen in yellow, against a blue background on the front of the note. When viewed from the back, the thread appears yellow-green in colour. A second security thread has also been added.
The notes have a highly reflective silver filigree foil on which the value of the note is evident. The letters Yosoukeiba, as well as the denomination are also visible in fine print around the foil, which having been overprinted with intaglio, a special banknote process, will have a unique