|Maintaining confidence in the currency is a key role of the Bank of England. The Bank provides a range of information to help cash users identify genuine banknotes. These materials have been updated to include details of the new £5 note issued on 13 September 2016.
The fully interactive app gives full details of the security features on all banknotes, together with a range of other useful advice and information about Bank of England banknotes.
Short films providing general advice about our banknotes and highlighting how they can be checked quickly and easily.
This highlights the security and design features of our banknotes and includes a short test. Completion time approximately 30 minutes.
You can order our free of charge materials using the online order form, or download them now using the links below.
'Take a Closer Look' Booklet
This gives full details of the security features on all banknotes, together with a range of other useful advice and information about Bank of England banknotes
New Fiver leaflet
A detailed easy-to-follow guide about the security features on the new polymer £5 note issued September 2016
The following posters highlight the security features on all of our banknotes.
This credit card sized fold out guide gives full details of the security features on all of our banknotes.
Alternatively, download the order form
and send it to us at the following address
Banknote Education Team,
Bank of England,
London EC2R 8AH
For telephone enquiries call 020 7601 4878.