Are old Bank of Scotland notes still valid?

Are old Bank of Scotland notes still valid?

Paper £20 and £50 notes issued by Clydesdale Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Bank of Scotland will also be withdrawn after 30 September 2022, and these issuing authorities have advised retailers and the public to spend or deposit these notes by that date as well.

Can you use Scottish notes in post office?

Yes. The Post Office will continue to accept pay ins of Scottish paper banknotes.

How much is a Royal Bank of Scotland 1 pound note worth?

Royal Bank of Scotland plc

BYB ref.
One Pound notes
SC831a 1 Pound £35.00
SC831b 1 Pound £16.00
SC831b 1 Pound £16.00

How can I check my Scottish note?

Hold the note up to the light and with the SEE THROUGH effect you should see coloured irregular shapes printed on the front and back of the note that when combined form the Bank of Scotland logo. Always compare both sides of a suspect note to one you know to be genuine. The differences will become apparent more easily.

Can you refuse Scottish notes in England?

Scottish notes circulate and are accepted quite freely in Scotland and, for the most part, they are also readily accepted in England & Wales, although branches of Scottish banks there may not issue them.

What was a 10 bob note worth?

Back in the 1960’s the 10 Shilling Note, or ‘ten bob’ as it was commonly known, would go pretty far – buying you 6 pints of beer, 10 loaves of bread, or 17 pints of milk. Nowadays it’s hard to imagine the decimal equivalent, the 50p, buying so much. In fact, 50p can only just buy you one pint of milk today!

Which Scottish notes are out of circulation?

Are old Sixpences valuable?

Sixpences minted between 1920 and 1946 were struck in 50% silver. Those struck before 1920 are made of 92.5% silver, so accordingly are worth almost double. Rare coins, such as a 1893 sixpence with the Victoria jubilee head, could be worth thousands of pounds.

Can I pay Scottish notes into my bank?

The shortest of answers is yes, but no business is legally obliged to accept your money. In England, no business is legally forced to accept banknotes printed by the Scottish and Northern Irish banks.

How do I check my Bank notes?

The printed lines and colours on the note are sharp, clear and free from smudges or blurred edges. If you use a magnifying glass, you will see the value of the note written in small letters and numbers below the Queen’s portrait. Tilt the note from side to side. Check the words change between ‘Fifty’ and ‘Pounds’.

How many different Scottish notes are there?

Current issue notes The Royal Bank of Scotland currently issues banknotes in £1, £5, £10, £20, £50 and £100 denominations.

Do Mcdonalds accept Scottish notes?

UK news in pictures The vast majority of McDonald’s UK restaurants accept Scottish banknotes.”