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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?


Note First issued Colour
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.

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