The Serial Number can be found towards the lower right hand side of the Winston Churchill face on the note. Enter this number into our free five pound note serial checker to see what people are
currently paying for a similar note.
Here's what might influence the value...
Serial Numbers starting with AA01 - These are the first five pound notes to be distributed to the public. The very first made avaliable to the public is AA001000017, which sold for more than £4,000
AB01, AC01, AD01 - Worth less than the AA01 but still may fetch more thsan their face value.
Numbers with other meanings - Examples such as AK47, 007, 666, 999 can fetch much more than the five pound note face value.
Blocks or a run of numbers - Examples being 123456, 111111, 999999, or even lesser blocks such as 111222, can again increase the face value of the five pound note
Printing Errors - Misprinted fivers could again increase the value of your fiver. Examples have been known to have people bidding into the thousands for such examples