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What could you buy for £1 in 1983?

I thought it would be interesting to take a look at how the value of the £1 coin has changed since it was first introduced back in 1983. It’s common knowledge that the cost of living increases over time; however … Continue reading

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A Jane Austen £10 note has just sold for 720 times its face value!

Held today at Spink and Son Ltd in London, the Jane Austen Polymer £10 note charity auction raised a fantastic £260,900!  Proceeds from the sale will be donated to three charities: Candelighters, Haven House Children’s Hospice and Macmillan Cancer support. … Continue reading

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Rare world banknotes sell for millions at auction!

Spink and Son Ltd recently held an auction of nearly 2,000 rare world banknotes. The Auction, held in London, included notes from every country in the world, even some that no longer exist, dating from the mid-19th century to the … Continue reading

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