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08 January, 2017
Scotland The Royal Bank of Scotland - £5 2016 Polymer Series
The Royal Bank of Scotland is the last bank in Scotland to issue polymer note. Here is the £5 note released on 27.10.2016. The date printed on this note is 11.02.2016. This is a new series with new designs, which is completely difference from the current paper series. The first two polymer notes will feature famous Scottish women (£5 - novelist & poet Nan Shepherd 1893-1981 & £10 - scientist Mary Fairfax Somerville 1780-1872). The reverse of the £5 note features two Mackerel, the single most valuable stock for the Scottish fishing industry. The first prefix for this series is printed with AA and the replacement prefix is ZZ. This series is printed by De La Rue with Safeguard polymer material. The signature on the note belongs to Ross Maxwell McEwan (Chief Executive Officer).