Signal6 Jun 2016
Bank of England unveils new £5 note

The UK’s next £5 note is set to launch in late 2016 – and it’ll be made out of plastic. The banknotes will be cleaner, harder to counterfeit, and will last a lot longer than the cotton variety, which – considering the rise of cashless payments – is probably good news for museums of the future.

Bank of England unveils new £5 note