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Bank of Scotland's first polymer banknote designed by Dundee youth

The Bank of Scotland has unveiled its first polymer banknote, which was designed by a 12-year-old from Dundee.

The limited-edition note features Pudsey Bear and will be auctioned to raise funds for BBC Children In Need.

Bank of Scotland first polymer banknote

Only 50 will be printed in total, 40 of which will feature the serial code Pudsey01 through to Pudsey40. The remaining 10 will be available for personalised serial numbers.

Kayla Robson, a pupil from Dundee, won a competition to design part of the note. She said: “I am very excited to see my design on the new £5 note.”

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