Scotland 5 Pounds (2015 Bank of Scotland)
The pound sterling (Scotland 5 Pounds (2015 Bank of Scotland)) is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, England, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, South Georgia and 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).
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The 5 Scottish pounds commemorative note front design features the portrait of Sir Walter Scott.
1st Baronet (1771 –1832), who was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian.
An illustration of the Bank of Scotland Headquarter located in Edinburgh. A holographic seal of four thistle flowers (National Flower). The stamp of the BBC Children in Need (the UK charity of the BBC).
A window containing a fragment of the face of “Pudsey Bear,” which is the mascot in front of Children in Need.
The reverse of the note presents the drawing that won the contest promoted by the Bank of Scotland and BBC Children in Need to be part of the design of the banknote.
“Pudsey Bear” with the Scottish flag on the back. An illustration of the Bank of Scotland Headquarter located in Edinburgh, and a stylized design of a thistle (National Flower).
This note is part of the Bank of Scotland 2015 commemorative series “B.B.C. Children in Need.” Its color is blue.
Text: £5, Bank of Scotland plc promises to pay the Bearer on demand five pounds sterling at its registered office, By order of the Board, Governor, Treasurer, Edinburgh, Sir Walter Scott, Bank of Scotland, Children in Pudsey Bear’ by Kayla Robson, age 12 Winner, Bank of Scotland Competition in partnership with BBC Children in Need., FIVE POUND STERLING.
The reason why of the Scotland Pound
Three Scottish retail banks issue the Scottish pound notes: Bank of Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Clydesdale Bank. The Bank of England oversees the monetary policy of the pound sterling and regulates the amount of money in circulation. Official currency symbol: £/p (pre-decimal).