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World Cup Polymer Note

The new polymer note, issued for the World Cup 2018. (Credit: worldbanknotescoins.com)

The Bank of Russia has issued a commemorative polymer bank note to celebrate the country’s hosting of the 2018 World Cup. Read more

World Cup 2018

The ten-pound note designed by BOPP film specialist Innovia has been revealed by the Bank of England at a ceremony on the bicentenery of Jane Austen's death. Read more

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The design of the new polymer ten pound note has been released by the Bank of Scotland, due to go into circulation in autumn 2017. Read more

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Bank of England considers coconut and palm oil for £20 note Read more

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When the new polymer five-pound notes entered circulation last September, they did so under a rhetoric of numerous benefits. The Bank of England claimed that the new notes would provide a better alternative to their previous paper counterparts. Read more

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Innovia, the Wigton-based supplier of the polymer used in the new plastic £5 notes, is looking for “potential solutions” after calls from the public to end the use of animal fats in the manufacturing process. Read more

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The new five-pound note made using polymers enters circulation in the UK today (13th Sept). Read more

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Innovia has opened a new, start-of-the-art, high security plant at its Wigton site in Cumbria for the manufacture of the substrate used for polymer banknotes. Read more

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The Governor of the Bank of England has officially unveiled the design of the new plastic £5 note and says it “exploits the possibilities of polymers” within its range of unique features. Read more

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The Bank of England will unveil the design of the new £5 bank note made from polymer at a ceremony in Oxfordshire tomorrow. Read more

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The UK’s first banknote in circulation to be made from a polymer substrate is in the running for the title of “banknote of the year.” Read more

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Scotland’s Clydesdale Bank has marked Burns Night by signing its first polymer £10 note, due to go into production later this year Read more

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The Bank of England’s Chief Cashier has officially opened a new film line that will be used for the production of the UK’s polymer banknotes. Read more

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The Bank of England has announced that it has selected De La Rue as its “preferred bidder” in the tender to print its plastic banknotes. Read more

Clydesdale Bank has announced the first plastic banknotes will enter UK circulation in Scotland in 2015, to mark the 125th anniversary of the Fourth Bridge. Read more

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The reality of using polymer banknotes in the UK has moved one step closer to reality, as the Bank of England announced it is to launch a public consultation programme to decide whether or not to go ahead with printing on plastic. Read more

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