This month, we’re welcoming a new £5 note into circulation, 13 years after the last note was launched into the UK. The purchasing power of the £5 note has drastically changed over the years, with the bang for your buck dwindling fast. We’ve taken a look at some of the key day-to-day purchases to show you just how much the power of the £5 note has changed over the past 25 years.
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The new polymer fiver officially enters circulation on 13th September 2016, and it will be gradually rolled out to shops and businesses around the country. It won’t be long before the new five pound note settles into your wallet, so find out what to expect by heading over to our Fiver Facts here. Plus, you can also see how the design of the fiver has changed over the years. There have been some big changes since 1793 when the first £5 note was introduced!