Brazilian Currency 20 Reals banknote 2010 Golden lion tamarin

Brazilian Currency 20 Reals banknote 2010 Effigy of the Republic
Brazilian Currency 20 Reals banknote 2010 Golden Lion Tamarin

Currency of Brazil 20 Reals banknote 2010 Golden lion tamarin
Central Bank of Brazil - Banco Central do Brasil
Second Banknote Series, launched in December 2010
The theme of the current family of banknotes — an effigy of the Republic on the front and Brazilian animals on the back.

Obverse: Effigy of the Republic, portrayed as a sculpture. The inscription: "REPÚBLICA FEDERATIVA DO BRASIL" (Federative Republic of Brazil) at upper center. The face value of the banknote"20 REAIS" 20 REALS at bottom left and it also has a large numeral at upper right.

Reverse: Picture of a Golden Lion Tamarin (Leonthopitecus rosalia), reddish orange to golden brown primate and with long tail, native to the Atlantic forest of Brazil. It is a symbol of the struggle for the preservation of endangered Brazilian species. The bank name: "BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL" (Central Bank of Brazil) at upper left. The face value "20" at upper left & right and in words "VINTE REAIS" (TWENTY REALS) at bottom right.
  Signatures: Henrique Meirelles (MINISTRO DA FAZENDA - Minister of Finance) and Ilan Goldfajn (PRESIDENTE DO BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL - President of the Central Bank of Brazil).

Watermark: Golden Lion Tamarin and electrotype 20.
Puzzle number as registration device.
Holographic stripe. Solid security thread with demetalized 20 REAIS.
Dimensions: 142 mm × 65 mm.
Predominant color: Orange on yellow and multicolored underprint.
Printer: Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro.
Date of first issue: 29 July 2013.