Tag Archives: £5

Update: The latest news on the Bank of England’s Polymer Banknotes

The Polymer banknotes are still catching the headlines this week after a £5 note was found with a mysterious secret message. Two different people, who thought they had found the rare Jane Austen £5 note worth more than £20,000, have … Continue reading

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Bank of England sticks with £5 note despite animal fat concerns

Last year it came to light that the new plastic fivers are actually made using tallow, a substance produced from animal fat. The news sparked an online petition calling for the Bank of England to stop using tallow in the … Continue reading

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The Sapphire Jubilee – a first in British Royal history

This year Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her Sapphire Jubilee – the first ever British monarch in history to do so. It is the first Sapphire Jubilee to be celebrated in British Royal history and as you can imagine … Continue reading

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