The new polymer five pound note. Just how tough is it?

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We put the new polymer five pound note through a durability test to see if we could destroy it.

The Bank of Englandd claims that it will last around five years longer than a paper note

Our note was twisted, creased, scrunched, bitten and finally burned. I turned out to be as tough as they claimed it would be.

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