Have you ever taken a 20 dollar bill out of your wallet and wondered how much it weighs?
What Does A $20 Bill Weigh?
Like all other US banknotes in circulation, the weight of a 20 dollar bill is approximately 1 gram or 0.03 ounces.
Featured on the front of the $20 bill is Andrew Jackson the seventh US president of the United States.
In 2009 out of all the notes produced by the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), 9% were $20 bills.
If you were to stack 454 $20 bills on top of each other it would weigh roughly one pound.
Currently, there are more than 6 billion $20 bills in circulation.
The average lifespan of a $20 bill is around 2 years.
As with all notes produced, they are made up of 75% cotton and 25% linen and feature advanced security technology to combat counterfeiting.
According to the US government, one in every ten thousand bills will be counterfeit. There are roughly $44 million of fake currency in circulation.
~ Fun Fact ~
Altogether the word twenty appears 9 times on the $20 bill. 5 times on the front and 4 times on the back.