Banknotes featuring Queen’s image remain legal tender – Bank of England

Written by on September 9, 2022

Following the  death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, September 8, the Bank of England has said its banknotes featuring the image of the monarch remained legal tender

The Statement reads; “Current banknotes featuring the image of Her Majesty The Queen will continue to be legal tender. A further announcement regarding existing Bank of England banknotes will be made once the period of mourning has been observed,” the central bank said.

“It was with profound sadness that I learned of the death of Her Majesty The Queen. On behalf of everyone at the Bank I would like to pass on my deepest condolences to the Royal Family,” Governor Andrew Bailey said.

Queen Elizabeth was the first monarch to feature on Bank of England banknotes.


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