BNR puts into circulation the 20 lei banknote. What is the release date

BNR puts into circulation the 20 lei banknote from December 1, 2021. On it is printed, for the first time, a female personality, Ecatrina Teodoroiu.

“This responds to the legitimate public interest, which has found wide support at the level of society, supporting the consolidation of gender equality and the major role of female personalities in Romanian history and society,” the NBR reports.

The banknote is on a polymer support, in mixed flat / embossed technique, with dimensions of 136 x 77 mm and olive green color.

On its obverse are the portrait of Ecaterina Teodoroiu, the years between which she lived (1894-1917), a floral element representing a bouquet of toads. In the background, in the central area, there is a badge of the Romanian Scouts Association. Also on the obverse are printed the nominal value, horizontally “20 LEI TWENTY”, the signatures of the governor and the central cashier, the coat of arms of Romania, the name of the issuing bank “NATIONAL BANK OF ROMANIA”, a stylization of the infantry weapon insignia, a medallion with BNR logo and on the right, vertically, the nominal value in letters “TWENTY LEI”, the date of putting into circulation “December 1, 2021”, the nominal value in figures “20”.

On the reverse of the banknote is a representation of the winged Victory on the Victory Medal, an image of the Mausoleum from Marasesti, and behind the Mausoleum, a lily flower. There are also the face value, in numbers and letters, the name of the issuing central bank “NATIONAL BANK OF ROMANIA”, the NBR logo in the upper right and lower left in a rectangle, the text black ink and characters of the same height.

The banknote has a series of security elements, some for the public and others detectable with special equipment for workers in the banking system.

The circulation is done through the regional branches Bucharest, Cluj, Constanţa, Dolj, Iaşi and Timiş of the NBR.

The Central Bank launches in the numismatic circuit and the replica on polymer support after the first 20 lei banknote issued by BNR in 1881. The circulation is 30,000 pieces. The sale price is 100 lei, excluding VAT, including the presentation leaflet. It can be purchased through the Bucharest, Cluj, Constanţa, Dolj, Iaşi and Timiş regional branches of the NBR.

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