Bank of Scotland launches ‘cleaner, greener’ plastic fivers
A new, more durable £5 note is entering circulation across Scotland today.
The Bank of Scotland notes are made entirely from polymer – a form of plastic – meaning they are less prone to tearing than paper ones.
The first polymer banknotes entered circulation in Scotland in March 2015 when Clydesdale Bank issued two million notes to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Forth Bridge.
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Slightly smaller than the existing £5 notes in circulation, the new notes will reuse the existing Bank of Scotland £5 design, with... read more
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