Royal & Ancient Golf Club commemorative £5 note, 2004

This note celebrated the world-famous Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews and, more generally, Scotland's proud history as the home of golf. 


Special features included:


  • the official crest of the club, printed in intaglio gold ink
  • The Royal and Ancient Golf Club clubhouse
  • the 18th green on the Old Course
  • the Captains' silver clubs and golf balls and the Claret Jug
  • portrait of the golf pioneer Old Tom Morris
  • serial number with the prefix R&A, standing for Royal & Ancient.