How can you tell if a Scottish 50 note is real?
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.
Is there a 50 Scottish note?
The Royal Bank of Scotland £50 note is a banknote of the pound sterling. It is the second largest denomination of banknote issued by the Royal Bank of Scotland. The current polymer note, first issued in 2021 bears an image of Flora Stevenson on the obverse and two ospreys, a mackerel and lady’s bedstraw on the reverse.
How can you tell if Scottish notes are real?
Instead check for as many as possible of the following:
- Serial Numbers. Genuine notes have unique serial numbers therefore if you have two notes displaying the same serial number at least one of them is a counterfeit.
- Paper. …
- Watermark. …
- Security Thread. …
- Printing. …
- Move/Tilt. …
- Detector Pen. …
- UV Light.
Are paper 50 notes still legal tender Scotland?
Exchanging old notes
30 September 2022 is the last day you can use our paper £20 and £50 notes. After 30 September 2022, many banks will accept withdrawn notes as deposits from customers. The Post Office may also accept withdrawn notes as a deposit into any bank account you can access at the Post Office.
Which Scottish notes are out of circulation?
The previous series of Royal Bank of Scotland notes, originally issued in 1987, is in the process of being replaced by polymer notes: the Committee of Scottish Bankers encouraged the public to spend or exchange non-polymer five and ten pound notes before 1 March 2018, which have now been withdrawn from circulation.
What does a Clydesdale 50 note look like?
The £50 note is currently the second largest denomination of banknote issued by the Clydesdale Bank. … The current World Heritage series £50 note was introduced in 2009. This note features a portrait of Elsie Inglis on the front, and an image of the Antonine Wall on the back.
Can a shop refuse a 50 pound note?
The quick answer is yes, they can refuse to accept the notes. … “In England and Wales, legal tender is Royal Mint coins and Bank of England notes.” “In Scotland and Northern Ireland only Royal Mint coins are legal tender.”
What Colour is a 100 pound note?
The Bank of England issued British Pound banknotes in 20 different denominations, including this 100 British Pounds banknote (white note).
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Are green 50 notes legal tender?
The paper and polymer £50 notes are both in circulation and are considered legal tender at present. But you have to make sure you spend your paper £50 note now before the expiry date.