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Scotland's 5 Pound Note (Royal Bank of Scotland)

Nominated by Stane Strauss, IBNS Life Member 203

SCO-5-Front
SCO-5-Back

Image provided courtesy of Royal Bank of Scotland

Note Scotland BNL (PNL) 5 pounds (US$6)
Predominant Colour(s) Blue, green, and orange
Front Flower; bank logo in SPARK; Cairngorms mountain range in eastern Highlands of Scotland; quote from Nan Shepherd’s book “The Living Mountain;” poet and novelist Nan Shepherd
Back Two mackerel fish; excerpt from Sorley MacLean’s poem “The Choice"
Watermark None
Additional Security No security thread
Printer TDLR
Size 125 x 65 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Introduced 26/10/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book