The large number 10 and £ symbol in the top-left hand corner of the front of the note help you easily see its value. There is also a slightly smaller number 10 in the top-right corner.
For the partially sighted, the £10 note has a densely coloured orange diamond on the front.
A unique serial number is printed horizontally and vertically on the back of the note. The horizontal numbers is in the bottom right corner. It is made up of multi-coloured letters and numbers, which increase in height from left to right. The vertical number runs down the left-hand side and the numbers and letters are the same height and colour.
The international copyright symbol is included on the front and the back of the £10 note, around the edge of the watermark area.
Historical character: Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin was employed as a naturalist on the HMS Beagle as a young man. The ship appears on the £10 note alongside an illustration of Darwin's magnifying lens, and some of the flora and fauna that he may have come across on his travels.