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Commemorative notes

 

We issued Britain's (and the European Union's) first commemorative banknote in 1992. Since then we have continued to issue occasional commemorative notes marking major national events or anniversaries.

Full details of the signatories, issue dates, serial numbers and issue extents of all the commemorative notes are in the information for collectors of commemorative banknotes (PDF 21KB).

 

Add your signposting title here… European Summit, 1992

The bank's first commemorative note marked the European Summit held in Edinburgh in December 1992.

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Add your signposting title here… Robert Louis Stevenson, 1994

This note commemorated the centenary of the death of the famous Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson.

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Add your signposting title here… Alexander Graham Bell, 1997

This noted marked 150 years since the birth of Alexander Graham Bell, pioneer of the telephone.

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Add your signposting title here… Scottish Parliament, 1999

This note marked the first meeting of the new Scottish Parliament.

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Add your signposting title here… The Queen Mother, 2000

This note celebrated the 100th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

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Add your signposting title here… Queen Elizabeth II, 2002

This note celebrated the golden jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Add your signposting title here… Royal and Ancient Golf Club, 2004

This note celebrated the 250th anniversary of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club, St Andrews.

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Add your signposting title here… Royal College of Surgeons, 2005

This note marked the 500th anniversary of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

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Add your signposting title here… Jack Nicklaus, 2005

This note celebrated the remarkable golfing career of Jack Nicklaus.

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Add your signposting title here… RBS Gogarburn, 2005

This note marked the official opening of the new RBS campus at Gogarburn, Edinburgh.

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Add your signposting title here… The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, 2012

This note was issued to celebrate 60 years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Add your signposting title here… The Ryder Cup, 2014

This note was issued to celebrate the holding of the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in September 2014.

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