Sign up to FREE email alerts from our Money Saving Club Newsletter Shoppers are being warned about using £20 and £50 notes in shops and supermarkets.
From Wednesday 30 September, Brits will no longer be able to use older versions of the notes to pay for their goods. The image of Turner, chosen in 2016, is on display at the Tate Britain and the banknote also features his signature from his will.
Meanwhile, the new £50 was dedicated to World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing and was released on June 23, 2021. Turing is best known for breaking the German Enigma code, leading to victory over Nazi Germany. READ MORE: Home Bargains issues closure notice that affects every UK store Historians believe Turing may have shortened the war by four yearsRead more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk