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£5 note sells for £16,800: how to spot a valuable note

Your wallet could be holding a fortune, with a rare £5 note selling at auction in May for £16,800. But how can you spot a valuable banknote – and what...

New Jane Austen £10 note unveiled

New Jane Austen £10 note unveiled with the new note to be most secure yet

Is your 20p worth a mint? ‘Error’ coins sell for £50

If your 20p coin is missing a date, you could be in for a windfall – an error by the Royal Mint has meant one batch of 20p coins have sky-rocketed...

Do you have a 50p coin worth £75? Check your change now

The spare change in your pocket could be worth a pretty penny, with one rare 50p coin currently priced at up to 150 times its face value. The 2009 Kew Gardens...

General election: is now the time to exchange your holiday money?

The pound is currently enjoying a six month high, following the announcement of the snap election on June 8. But holidaymakers are facing a dilemma – do you cash in on this...

The end of the fiver: what to do with your old £5 notes

Time is running out to spend your old £5 notes. From 5 May, the cotton notes will be withdrawn and you’ll only be able to use new plastic fivers in...

One month left to spend your old £5 notes

You have just 25 days to spend your old £5 notes as, from 5 May, shops will stop accepting the cotton-made cash to pay for goods or services. The old...

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