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Top-5 Most Valuable Banknotes

- Published on 31st July 2017

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What are the most valuable banknotes we exchange here at Leftover Currency? Here is the top-5 most valuable banknotes, based on the value* you receive when you exchange them. (* Value on 31 July 2017)

10,000 Singapore Dollars: £4,567 GBP

First place in our top-5 of most valuable banknotes is for the 10,000 Singapore dollars bill. If you have one, you can exchange it for a whopping £4,567 GBP! That should cover a holiday to Singapore for two…

10,000 Brunei Dollars: £3,841 GBP

Second in the list of most valuable banknotes is the 10,000 Brunei dollars. We will pay £3,481 GBP for it if you have one. That’s a lot of money for one banknote…10000 Brunei dollars

1,000 Pounds White Note: £920

The Bank of England is considering to scrap the £50 banknote because of its high face value. Well, there used to be a £1000 pounds banknote. If you have an old £1000 white note we will pay £920 for it. After the Singapore and Brunei 10,000 dollar notes (multiple types) this is the third most valuable banknote on our site.

1,000 Australian Pounds: £825

The Australian Pound used to be the currency of Australia. The highest banknote issued was the £1000 Australian Pound banknote, which is the 4th most valuable banknote in our top-5. If you have one, we will pay you £825 for it.1000 Australian pounds

1,000 Swiss Francs: £710

The Fifth note in our top-5 of most valuable banknotes is a banknote that is in daily use in Switzerland: the 1000 Swiss Francs bill. Its vertical design sets it apart from most other banknotes in the world. If you have one of these, we buy them for £710 each.1000 Swiss Francs banknote - Jacob Burckhardt - 8th Series obverse accepted for exchange

Other valuable banknotes

Other valuable banknotes are the $1000 American Dollar banknote, the €500 Euro banknote and the 500 Latvian Latu banknote. Here is the full list of most valuable banknotes on the Leftover Currency site.

And what about the 20 Million Turkish Lira banknote you wonder? Well, it’s only worth about £3 as you can read here.


Mario Van Poppel

Mario Van Poppel is the founder and director of Leftover Currency. What started as a hobby, collecting world banknotes, evolved into a fulltime job, running a successful online bureau de change. Mario is still a collector of pre-Euro banknotes and a member of the IBNS.