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Commemorative banknotes

Since 1992 the Royal Bank of Scotland has issued commemorative banknotes to mark important anniversaries and occasions.

Edinburgh European summit, 1992

The Royal Bank of Scotland's first commemorative note marked the Edinburgh European Summit.

Robert Louis Stevenson, 1994

This note marked the centenary of the death of the famous Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson.

Alexander Graham Bell, 1997

This note marked 150 years since the birth of Alexander Graham Bell, pioneer of the telephone.

Scottish parliament, 1999

This note marked the first meeting of the new Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.

The Queen Mother's 100th birthday, 2000

This note celebrated the 100th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

The Queen's golden jubilee, 2002

This note celebrated the 50th year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Royal & Ancient Golf Club, 2004

This note celebrated the 250th anniversary of the famous golf club in St Andrews.

Royal College of Surgeons, 2005

This note marked the 500th anniversary of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Golfer Jack Nicklaus, 2005

This note celebrated the remarkable career of the American golfer Jack Nicklaus.

Gogarburn headquarters, 2005

This note marked the opening of the Royal Bank of Scotland's new headquarters at Gogarburn, Edinburgh.

The Queen's diamond jubilee, 2012

This note, a decade after the golden jubilee note, marked 60 years of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's reign.

The Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, 2014

This note was issued to celebrate the holding of the Ryder Cup golf competition at Gleneagles, Scotland.