Rare £5 Notes May Be Worth Thousands of Pounds


There could be more in your wallet than you think...

You may have recently seen an increased interest in limited edition 50p coins due to their high collector value, and with the phasing out of the old £5 note, collectors are turning their attention to rare bank notes.

Check Your Notes

When the new £5 note was released, many people began saving notes with significant serial numbers or ones with early AA01 serial numbers. Some of these notes fetched hundreds of pounds on internet auction sites and one old version of the £5 note has even been sold for £16,800.

This Is Money have more information on valuable notes and how to sell them. If you think you may have limited edition coins, you can find guidelines on their worth on ChangeChecker.org.