What size are UK bank notes?
What size will the new banknotes be? The polymer £5 note will be 125mm x 65mm (the current paper note is 135mm x 70mm). The polymer £10 note will be 132mm x 69mm (the current paper note is 142mm x 75mm). The polymer £20 note will be 139mm x 73mm (the current paper note is 149mm x 80mm).
What Colour are 50 pound notes?
|White||1725||Monochrome (printed on one side only)|
|Series D||20 March 1981||Predominantly olive green|
|Series E||20 April 1994||Predominantly red|
|Series F||2 November 2011||Predominantly red|
Do banks change 50 pound notes?
The Bank of England have confirmed that old £50 notes expire on Wednesday 30 September 2022. This will officially be the last day you can use your old £50 notes in shops, pubs and restaurants. This expiry date also applies to old £20 notes which were replaced with the new polymer note in 2020.
How long can I use old 20 pound notes?
Paper £20 and £50 notes will no longer be accepted as legal tender as of September 30, 2022. The new, polymer £20 notes were introduced in February 2020 to replace the paper ones which are more susceptible to fraud.