Trump administration to delay $20 Tubman banknote

Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman, circa 1868

Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said the introduction of the planned $20 banknote featuring former slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be delayed.

He said the banknote is now likely to come into circulation in 2028, and not the expected 2020. Speaking at a hearing of the House Financial Services Committee, Mnuchin said the “primary reason” for the delay was “counterfeiting issues”. He said he has received a classified briefing on what adjustments are needed.

Harriet Tubman was an

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: