Does the UK have a 50 note?

Does the UK have a 50 note?

The latest edition of the £50 note means all Bank of England banknotes are now available on polymer.

Is there a new 50 pound note?

It put the polymer £50 note into circulation on 23 June 2021, meaning the Bank’s entire collection of currently-printed banknotes is made of plastic. The new note features a portrait of Mr Turing, who conceived modern computing and played a crucial part in the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two.

What UK notes are going out of circulation?

From October, people with a UK bank account should still be able to deposit the paper notes into their account or at the Post Office, but spending them will be impossible. Paper £20 and £50 notes issued by Clydesdale Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Bank of Scotland will also be withdrawn on the same date.

Is 20 and 50 pound note still valid?

News release. The Bank of England will be withdrawing legal tender status of the paper £20 and £50 notes after 30 September 2022, and we are encouraging anyone who has these at home to spend or deposit them at their bank or Post Office.

What does a 50 pound note look like?

a metallic hologram which changes between the words ‘Fifty’ and ‘Pounds’ when the note is tilted. a large see-through window with a gold and green foil on the front depicting a finely detailed metallic microchip image. There are two green 21 spiral features based on a sunflower head (linked to Turing’s morphogenetic work in later life).

What is the bank of England £50 note?

The Bank of England £50 note is a banknote of the pound sterling. It is the highest denomination of banknote issued for public circulation by the Bank of England.

What is on the new British pound note?

The images on the back of the note show a view of Westminster, home of the UK government, and the Elizabeth Tower (containing Big Ben) from London’s South Bank, looking across Westminster Bridge. Also shown in the background image is the Nobel Prize medal, which Churchill was awarded in 1953, together with the wording of the prize citation.

When was the first £50 polymer note issued?

We first issued our polymer £50 on 23 June 2021. It features the scientist Alan Turing. The word changes between ‘Fifty’ and ‘Pounds’ when the note is tilted.