Current banknotes

We have five different notes currently in circulation.

Current banknotes

There are four denominations (values) of Bank of England notes in circulation: £5, £10, £20 and £50. Click on the images below to find out how to check the features on each of our notes:

Key security features

Watch our short film which covers the key security features on all our current banknotes:

Key security features of Bank of England banknotes

Upcoming notes

We will issue a new £50 note in 2021. It will be our first £50 note printed on polymer.

It will feature the mathematician Alan Turing, who was chosen using our character selection process.

Withdrawn notes

Find out about all our withdrawn notes.

This page was last updated 19 February 2020
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