Dear Bank of England,

Can you tell me what happens to the banknotes that have ceased to be legal tender and have not been legal tender for ten years?

Yours faithfully,

tommy wright

Enquiries, Bank of England

Dear Mr Wright

We acknowledge receipt of your email dated 21 February below (our ref: V 240513).

We will reply in due course.

Yours sincerely

Information Access Team, Communications Directorate
Bank of England | Threadneedle Street | London EC2R 8AH | +44 20 3461 4878
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Dear Mr Wright

Please find attached a response to your email of 21 February below.

Yours sincerely

Information Access Team, Communications Directorate
Bank of England | Threadneedle Street | London EC2R 8AH | +44 20 3461 4878
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Dear Enquiries,

So if the old bank notes still have face value, and the only value is upon the face value as there is no gold or silver backing up the notes, then what is the difference in between the old and new bank notes?
As both notes have the same value.

You could save on paper and ink by keeping and using the old face value bank notes that you would have destroyed.

Yours sincerely,

tommy

Enquiries, Bank of England

Dear Mr Wright

We acknowledge receipt of your email dated 3 March below (our ref: V 241515).

We will reply in due course.

Yours sincerely

Information Access Team, Communications Directorate
Bank of England | Threadneedle Street | London EC2R 8AH | +44 20 3461 4878
[Bank of England request email]

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Enquiries, Bank of England

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Dear Mr Wright

Please find attached a response to your email of 3 March below.

Yours sincerely

Information Access Team, Communications Directorate
Bank of England | Threadneedle Street | London EC2R 8AH | +44 20 3461 4878
[Bank of England request email]

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tommy left an annotation ()

l'm pretty sure Legal Tender is defined by the people.

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