Auction: 20036 - Charity Auction of Bank of England Notes - conducted behind closed doors
Bank of England, Sarah John, polymer £20, ND (20 February 2020), serial number AA01 001845/1846, purple and multicoloured, Queen Elizabeth II at right and in a transparent window at left with text £20 BANK OF ENGLAND. Margate lighthouse in gold and the Turner Contemporary in blue appear over the window, a second smaller window based on Tintern Abbey low right. Reverse purple, a self portrait of Turner and his painting of The Fighting Temeraire in field, a purple foil patch at upper right with letter T is based on the staircase at the Tate Britain
(EPM B416), these serials the period of Turner's tenure as Acting President of the Royal Academy (2)
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