Dig Out Those Old £5 Notes




By Jan Harris in The Yorkshire Times.


Did you know that tomorrow (Friday 5 May 2017) is the last day when the old note featuring Elizabeth Fry will be legal tender. That note will no longer be legal tender from midnight on Friday night.

Over 50% of all Fry fivers have already been returned to the Bank of England to be destroyed, but there are still around 150 million notes left in circulation.

The polymer Churchill fiver entered circulation in September, since then it has been circulating in tandem with the paper £5 note.


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