New £5 note is selling for £80,000 on eBay - and it's not even a 'special' one
The whole of the UK has been caught off guard by the popularity of the new £5 notes.
We all expected to be interested by their design - which are smaller than the old notes and made of a plastic polymer.
But nobody predicted the notes would start selling way above their value, bought by collectors eager to get their hands on rare serial numbers.
Incredibly, weeks after their release, a £5 note has attracted bids upwards of £80,000 on eBay - and it's still climbing.
eBay The note, listed on the site by seller Gareth Wright, hasn't even got one of the serial numbers being sought after by... read more
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