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The $20 bill is a Federal Reserve Note valued at 2,000 cents (equivalent to 400 nickels, 200 dimes, 80 quarters, 20 $1 bills, four $5 bills, or two $10 bills). It has always been a Federal Reserve Note since 1933, when the Executive Order 6102 became law that made it illegal to possess gold.

After August 1976, all $20 bills' serial numbers were printed using COPE ever since, and by late 1978, virtually all $20 bills in circulation now had COPE serials.

On the front is a portrait of Andrew Jackson and on the back is the White House.

Pre-Series 1977

Series year First delivery date Last delivery date
1928 April 30, 1928 N/A
1928 (Gold Certificate) May 29, 1929 April 28, 1933
1928A–1928B January 18, 1929 N/A
1928C February 13, 1932 December 13, 1935
1934 February 2, 1935 N/A
1934A N/A (probably 1938) N/A
1934B November 29, 1945 N/A
1934C (old reverse design) January 7, 1947 N/A
1934C (new reverse design) July 27, 1948 N/A
1934D January 13, 1950 January 29, 1951
1950 November 7, 1950 August 31, 1953
1950A August 19, 1953 August 30, 1957
1950B September 25, 1957 June 16, 1961
1950C February 28, 1961 March 21, 1963
1950D February 12, 1963 November 30, 1965
1963 October 7, 1964 July 2, 1965
1963A June 8, 1965 August 29, 1969
1950E September 1, 1965 July 15, 1966
1969 July 30, 1969 September 15, 1971
1969A June 15, 1971 March 21, 1973
1969B June 6, 1972 April 25, 1973
1969C September 27, 1972 November 14, 1974
1974 September 11, 1974 July 19, 1978

$20 bills are usually delivered to Federal Reserve Banks about 1-2 months after being printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

Series 1977

$20-F (1981)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston April 1978 – September 1981
New York May 1978 – September 1981
Philadelphia June 1978 – September 1981
Cleveland April 1978 – September 1981
Richmond May 1978 – September 1981
Atlanta November 1978 – August 1981
Chicago April 1978 – September 1981
St. Louis June 1978 – May 1981
Minneapolis May 1978 – February 1981
Kansas City May 1978 – October 1981
Dallas June 1978 – July 1981
San Francisco April 1978 – September 1981
Trivia
Signatures: Azie Taylor Morton and W. Michael Blumenthal

Series 1981

$20-L (1984)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston November 1981 – April 1984
New York December 1981 – May 1984
Philadelphia February 1982 – February 1984
Cleveland November 1981 – April 1984
Richmond September 1981 – May 1984
Atlanta March 1982 – May 1984
Chicago November 1981 – May 1984
St. Louis October 1981 – March 1984
Minneapolis October 1982 – October 1983
Kansas City October 1981 – February 1984
Dallas April 1982 – April 1984
San Francisco October 1981 – March 1984
Trivia

Signatures: Angela M. Buchanan and Donald T. Regan
Series 1981 bills were the first to have the standard print run of 100,000 sheets since October 1983.

Series 1981A

$20-D (1984) $20-E (1985)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston June 1984 – October 1985
New York July 1984 – October 1985
Philadelphia June 1984 – September 1985
Cleveland June 1984 – September 1985
Richmond July 1984 – October 1985
Atlanta July 1984 – October 1985
Chicago June 1984 – September 1985
St. Louis July 1984 – October 1985
Minneapolis August 1984 – February 1985
Kansas City May 1984 – July 1985
Dallas July 1984 – July 1985
San Francisco May 1984 – October 1985
Trivia

Signatures:  Katherine Davalos Ortega and Donald T. Regan

Series 1985

$20-B (1987) $20-D (1989) $20-E (1987) $20-G (1989)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston January 1986 – March 1990
New York October 1985 – May 1990
Philadelphia February 1986 – March 1990
Cleveland November 1985 – April 1990
Richmond December 1985 – February 1990
Atlanta December 1985 – May 1990
Chicago November 1985 – June 1990
St. Louis February 1986 – October 1989
Minneapolis January 1986 – December 1989
Kansas City November 1985 – October 1988
Dallas December 1985 – November 1989
San Francisco November 1985 – February 1990
Trivia

Signatures:  Katherine Davalos Ortega and James A. Baker III
The very first $20 bills with serial numbers ending with letters that come after "G" (starting with H) began printing in October 1987.
Like the $10 bill, the $20 bill continued as a Series 1985 in late 1988. In addition, these bills were the first to have the standard print run of 200,000 sheets since October 1989.

Series 1988A

$20-B (1992) $20-G (1990)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston March 1990 – July 1991
New York May 1990 – March 1992
Philadelphia August 1991 – January 1992
Cleveland August 1991 – February 1992
Richmond December 1990 – May 1991
Atlanta May 1990 – February 1992
Chicago June 1990 – February 1992
St. Louis September 1990 – June 1991
Minneapolis September 1991
Kansas City July 1990 – December 1991
Dallas September 1991 – March 1992
San Francisco January 1991 – February 1992
Trivia

Signatures:  Catalina Vasquez Villalpando and Nicholas F. Brady
This marks the last time the $20 bill remained completely unchanged.

Series 1990

$20-C (1993) $20-I (1993)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston August 1992 – April 1994
New York April 1992 – February 1994
Philadelphia June 1993 – January 1994
Cleveland October 1992 – May 1994
Richmond July 1992 – June 1994
Atlanta June 1992 – July 1994
Chicago October 1992 – March 1995
St. Louis June 1992 – September 1993
Minneapolis July 1992 – June 1994
Kansas City May 1993
Dallas May 1992 – January 1993
San Francisco May 1992 – July 1994
Trivia

Signatures:  Catalina Vasquez Villalpando and Nicholas F. Brady
For Series 1990, microscopic printing was added around Jackson's portrait on all $20 bills.
The Western Currency Facility began printing $20 bills in early 1994.

Series 1993

$20-D (1995) $20-K (1994)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston June 1995 – November 1996
New York October 1994 – November 1996
Philadelphia October 1994 – September 1995
Cleveland March 1995 – July 1996
Richmond July 1994 – April 1996
Atlanta July 1994 – May 1997
Chicago November 1994 – May 1995
St. Louis August 1994 – November 1994
Minneapolis N/A
Kansas City August 1994 – July 1995
Dallas August 1994 – September 1995
San Francisco August 1994 – October 1995
Trivia

Signatures:  Mary Ellen Withrow and Lloyd Bentsen
Until late 1997, any $20 bills from Minneapolis were Series 1990 at the latest.

Series 1995

$20-B (1997) $20-E (1997) $20-G (1996) $20-J (1997) 20dollar back

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston N/A
New York December 1996 – May 1997
Philadelphia February 1997 – March 1997
Cleveland May 1997 – July 1997
Richmond October 1997 – December 1997
Atlanta May 1996 – June 1997
Chicago February 1996 – April 1997
St. Louis March 1996 – September 1997
Minneapolis September 1997
Kansas City August 1996 – September 1997
Dallas January 1996 – September 1997
San Francisco September 1995 – September 1997
Trivia

Signatures: Mary Ellen Withrow and Robert E. Rubin
Any $20 bills from Boston were Series 1993 at the latest until the new design shown below was released in 1998.
The Series 1995 $20 bills were the last ones to be in this design.
No new $20 bills were printed until June 1998.

Series 1996

$20-B (1998) $20-D (2000)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston July 1998 – November 1999
New York June 1998 – December 1999
Philadelphia September 1998 – June 1999
Cleveland July 1998 – June 1999
Richmond June 1998 – August 1999
Atlanta August 1998 – March 2000
Chicago July 1998 – September 2001
St. Louis July 1998 – January 1999
Minneapolis July 1998 – December 1998
Kansas City August 1998 – December 1998
Dallas June 1998 – April 1999
San Francisco June 1998 – February 2000
Trivia

Signatures:  Mary Ellen Withrow and Robert E. Rubin
Release date: September 24, 1998
This design was unveiled on May 20, 1998.
These bills were the only Series 1996 notes printed at the Western Currency Facility.

Series 1999

$20-B (2002) $20-F (2001) $20-I (2001)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston November 2001
New York March 2000 – August 2002
Philadelphia January 2000 – March 2001
Cleveland January 2000 – August 2002
Richmond June 2000 – September 2000
Atlanta March 2000 – January 2001
Chicago July 2000 – October 2001
St. Louis January 2001 – October 2001
Minneapolis October 2001
Kansas City September 2000 – October 2001
Dallas N/A
San Francisco October 2001 – November 2002
Trivia

Signatures:  Mary Ellen Withrow and Lawrence H. Summers
Any $20 bills from Dallas were Series 1996 at the latest until late 2002.

Series 2001

$20-E (2003) $20-K (2002) $20 (1998 Reverse)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston N/A
New York February 2002 – October 2002
Philadelphia N/A
Cleveland March 2002 – September 2002
Richmond February 2002 – April 2003
Atlanta February 2003 – June 2003
Chicago February 2003 – June 2003
St. Louis January 2003 – February 2003
Minneapolis January 2003
Kansas City November 2002 – December 2002
Dallas October 2002 – November 2002
San Francisco October 2002 – February 2003
Trivia

Signatures:  Rosario Marin and Paul O'Neill
Any $20 bills from Boston or Philadelphia were Series 1999 at the latest until the current design was released in October 2003.
These were the last $20 bills in the 1998 design.
The very last Series 2001 bills were released on August 6, 2003.

Series 2004

$20-L (2003) $20-L (2005)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston August 2003 – October 2005
New York June 2003 – May 2005
Philadelphia June 2003 – April 2005
Cleveland July 2003 – June 2005
Richmond April 2003 – September 2004
Atlanta April 2004 – August 2005
Chicago June 2003 – February 2005
St. Louis March 2004 – May 2005
Minneapolis February 2004 – March 2004
Kansas City January 2004 – February 2004
Dallas October 2003 – June 2007
San Francisco October 2003 – May 2005
Trivia

Signatures:  Rosario Marin and John W. Snow
Release dates: October 9, 2003 – July 27, 2005
The current design was unveiled on May 13, 2003.

Series 2004A

$20-A (2006)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston November 2005 – October 2006
New York December 2005 – April 2007
Philadelphia January 2006 – February 2006
Cleveland July 2005 – April 2006
Richmond June 2005 – September 2005
Atlanta August 2005 – August 2006
Chicago September 2006
St. Louis June 2005
Minneapolis July 2005 – September 2006
Kansas City June 2005 – September 2006
Dallas May 2005 – December 2005
San Francisco October 2005 – November 2005
Trivia

Signatures:  Anna Escobedo Cabral and John W. Snow
Release dates: June 10, 2005 – November 16, 2006

Series 2006

$20-D (2008)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston November 2006 – November 2009
New York November 2006 – September 2009
Philadelphia February 2007 – April 2009
Cleveland May 2007 – March 2010
Richmond April 2007 – July 2010
Atlanta June 2007 – February 2010
Chicago August 2007 – March 2010
St. Louis September 2007 – April 2009
Minneapolis August 2007 – February 2010
Kansas City July 2007 – June 2009
Dallas May 2007 – May 2010
San Francisco April 2007 – October 2010
Trivia

Signatures:  Anna Escobedo Cabral and Henry M. Paulson Jr.
Release dates: December 13, 2006 – August 8, 2010

Series 2009

$20-H (2012)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston September 2010 – October 2012
New York December 2009 – November 2012
Philadelphia January 2010 – November 2012
Cleveland May 2010 – December 2012
Richmond May 2010 – December 2012
Atlanta December 2010 – February 2013
Chicago March 2010 – February 2013
St. Louis June 2010 – January 2013
Minneapolis August 2011 – May 2013
Kansas City March 2010 – January 2013
Dallas June 2011 – April 2013
San Francisco August 2010 – October 2013
Trivia

Signatures:  Rosa Gumataotao Rios and Timothy F. Geithner
Release dates: January 21, 2010 – November 6, 2013

Series 2013

$20-L (2016)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span
Boston October 2013 – November 2017
New York October 2013 – December 2017
Philadelphia November 2013 – January 2018
Cleveland November 2013 – August 2017
Richmond March 2014 – January 2018
Atlanta March 2014 – February 2018
Chicago February 2014 – September 2017
St. Louis January 2014 – October 2017
Minneapolis February 2014 – September 2017
Kansas City February 2014 – July 2017
Dallas June 2014 – October 2017
San Francisco April 2014 – March 2017
Trivia

Signatures:  Rosa Gumataotao Rios and Jack Lew
Release dates: January 8, 2014 – March 16, 2018

Series 2017

$20-B (2018) $20-F (2018) $20 (2006 Reverse)

Federal Reserve Bank Production span (as of July 1, 2019)
Boston January 2019
New York December 2017 – January 2019
Philadelphia February 2018
Cleveland May 2018 – January 2019
Richmond February 2018 – January 2019
Atlanta January 2018 – May 2018
Chicago June 2018 – August 2018
St. Louis June 2018
Minneapolis May 2018 – June 2018
Kansas City May 2018
Dallas May 2018 – September 2018
San Francisco January 2018 – January 2019
Trivia

Signatures:  Jovita Carranza and Steven T. Mnuchin
Release dates: March 16, 2018 – present

Japanese counterpart

2000 Yen Note 2000 Yen Note (Back)

2,000 yen notes were first issued on July 19, 2000. The purpose of this note was to commemorate the 26th G8 summit in Okinawa. Unlike the 1,000, 5,000 and 10,000 yen notes, these are much rarer to find in circulation.

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