Cost to the Bank of England for producing coins and banknotes and number in circulation

We publish details of a selection of requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, and the information we disclose in response.
Date released: 1 December 2015


The Bank of England is responsible for producing banknotes alone, and it is the royal Mint that undertakes the minting and distribution of coins in the United Kingdom.  Their contact details are:   

Information Office
The Royal Mint
CF72 8YT

The Bank publishes details of banknote costs on our website. The Bank also publishes details of banknotes that are in circulation.