New 20-baht banknotes shown
The Bank of Thailand will issue a new series of 20-baht banknotes, its 16th series, on April 1, deputy governor for corporate support services and banknote management, said on Wednesday.
- Published: 27/03/2013 at 09:52 PM
- Newspaper section: breakingnews
Specimen of the 16th series of 20-baht banknotes.
The notes measure 72 by 138 millimetres, the same size with the current series.
The new notes have high-technology anti-counterfeiting measures.They also have Braille so the blind can identify the value. The watermark of Thai numeral 20 is specially transparent when held against the light; the green security thread embedded into the paper will change to the colour of red-purple when user tilts the new banknotes; and the use of raised features and matching element techniques on denomination numeral.
The banknotes were made of better paper quality to provide the longer life cycle, she added.
The 20-baht banknotes are most used among the five denominations of 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1,000 baht, according to the central bank.
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