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Educational Material - Know Your Banknotes

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.
 

Banknote app

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.

Films

Short films providing general advice about our banknotes and highlighting how they can be checked quickly and easily.

Online training

This training 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.


Withdrawal of the paper £5 note

Poster - English
Poster - Welsh (Cymraeg)
 

The new polymer £5 note

A detailed easy-to-follow guide about the security features on the new polymer £5 note issued September 2016.

Leaflet - English (3.8MB) 
Leaflet - Welsh (Cymraeg) (3.8MB) 


All banknotes - '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.

TACL Booklet - English (13MB) 
TACL Booklet - Welsh (Cymraeg) (13MB)
  

A3 Poster
This poster highlights the security features on all of our banknotes. 

TACL Poster (8.3MB)

Z-Card

This credit card sized fold out guide gives full details of the security features on all of our banknotes. (Available online order only)
 

Deterrent Sticker

"Be aware - we check all banknotes here" double sided sticker suitable for shop windows/doors.  (Available online order only)

 
For telephone enquiries call 020 3461 4878
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