Best answer: What do Scottish notes look like?

What does Scotland money look like?

For ease of identification, all three issuing banks in Scotland use the same principal colour for each denomination: Blue for £5, brown for £10, purple for £20, green for £50, and red for £100. … The size of the notes is also consistent across the three Scottish banks and the Bank of England.

How do I know if I have a Scottish note?

Hold the note up to the light and with the SEE THROUGH effect you should see coloured irregular shapes printed on the front and back of the note that when combined form the Bank of Scotland logo. Always compare both sides of a suspect note to one you know to be genuine.

Are Scottish and English notes the same?

Scottish notes are less common than English ones and not that many people can recognise a real one from a counterfeit. … Businesses in England have to pay their bank to have the Scottish notes changed into something most Britons would accept in change.

Are Scottish 20 notes plastic?

Polymer £20 notes are now available in cash machines and from banks, and will eventually fully replace the old paper £20, which features economist Adam Smith. The new notes are made from a plastic polymer like the new £5 and £10 denominations, which is said to be more durable, cleaner, and secure than paper.

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Do Scottish notes work in self service?

However, if you’re stuck with hard-to-shift Scottish notes after a trip to Scotland, it’s best you head to a self-service machine. They’ll give you not trouble at all.