British 5 Pounds (1990)

British 5 Pounds (1990)


Do you have a British 5 Pounds Banknote? Here’s how to exchange it with us.
  • Tell us how many 5 British Pounds you want to exchange
  • Click on the ‘Add to Cart’ button.
  • This will add the exchange value to your online wallet.
Repeat these steps for all banknotes, coins, stamps, and gift cards you want to exchange. Complete the checkout process and get paid within a week or less. 
You get: $4.00


British 5 Pounds (1990)

The British 5 Pounds (1990) is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, England, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, South Georgia and also the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

The pound was a unit of account in Anglo-Saxon England, and its origins date back to the reign of King Offa of Mercia (757–796).

In 1694  founded the Bank of England. Printed the first banknote in denominations of £10 notes in 1759, followed by £5 in 1793 and also £1 and £2 in 1797.

In 1855, introduced a new series in denominations of £5, £10, £20, £50, £100, £200, £300, £500, and also £1000.

Already in more recent times, The Bank of England introduced a polymer banknote series in denominations of £5 in 2016, followed by £10 in 2017, £20 in 2020, and also £50 in 2021.

The Bank of England oversees the monetary policy of the pound sterling and regulates the amount of money in circulation.

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The 5 British pound note front design features Portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II at right, crown at upper right. Seated figure of Britannia at left.

On the back, George Stephenson at right. Rocket locomotive at left.

The color of the banknote its blue and green.

Text: BANK of ENGLAND I Promise to pay the bearer on demand the sum of FIVE POUNDS LONDON. For the Gov. and Comp. of the Bank of England.

British currency symbol

The currency code for Pounds is GBP, and the currency symbol is £.

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Blue, Green


crown – portrait – rocket locomotive


George Stephenson – Queen Elizabeth II


Civil Engineer – Queen of the Commonwealth – Queen of the United Kingdom and British Dominions


outmoded Bank of England banknotes


5 – Bank of England – Five Pounds

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