Deadline draws close for old-style £10 notes

The deadline to spend or exchange the old £10 note is fast approaching, the Bank of England has warned.
After 1 March 2018, businesses are no longer legally required to accept the old-style paper version featuring Charles Darwin.
From that date, only the new £10 notes, made from a more durable plastic polymer, will be considered legal tender.
The Bank of England says there are still more than £2 billion worth of old £10 notes in circulation.
Anyone left with the old-style ‘tenner’ after the deadline can trade them in at the Bank of England.
A new polymer £20 note is set to be introduced in 2020, but no official date has been set.

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