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Offline Maik

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New £50 note
« on: Monday, 15 July, 2019 @ 14:28:59 »


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New face of the Bank of England's £50 note is revealed

Computer pioneer and codebreaker Alan Turing will feature on the new design of the Bank of England's £50 note.

He is celebrated for his code-cracking work that proved vital to the Allies in World War Two.

The £50 note will be the last of the Bank of England collection to switch from paper to polymer when it enters circulation by the end of 2021.

The note was once described as the "currency of corrupt elites" and is the least used in daily transactions.

However, there are still 344 million £50 notes in circulation, with a combined value of £17.2bn, according to the Bank of England's banknote circulation figures.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48962557

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Offline Colleywobble

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Re: New £50 note
« Reply #1 on: Monday, 15 July, 2019 @ 19:18:54 »
Don't think I have ever seen one let alone had one!! :oki:

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Re: New £50 note
« Reply #2 on: Monday, 15 July, 2019 @ 22:51:11 »


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New face of the Bank of England's £50 note is revealed

...the note was once described as the "currency of corrupt elites"...

Blimey, how long ago was that?! The 1850's?