British £10 represents the very latest in banknote technology. As it is made of
polymer, it is cleaner, safer and stronger than paper notes. It joins the Churchill
£5 in the first family of polymer Bank of England banknotes. A new £20 note will follow in 2020.
The new £10 banknote is 15% smaller than the current £10 and has a number of special security features, such as a see-through window, foils that change color when the note is tilted and a built-in ultra-violet feature. The new £10 note features the Queen on the front and Jane Austin, one of Britain’s most-loved authors, on the reverse. 2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Austin’s death.
commits to providing its customers with the necessary software and hardware
updates to upgrade their machines and devices. The Bill-to-Bill note recyclers
and MFL bill validators are ready to accept the new banknote through a simple
software update. The Comestero solutions are also prepared to accept the new
"The updating procedures are quick and simple,” stated John Vallis, Sales Director for SUZOHAPP in the UK and Vice President of Amusement Sales EMEA.
"Many customers replaced or upgraded their note acceptors for the new £5 banknote last year, so their equipment will be easily upgradable to the new £10 by using a programming kit. Any customers needing to upgrade their equipment to accept the new £5 or £10 banknotes should contact the UK sales team for advice and support,” Vallis added.