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This £5 banknote just sold for £4,150!

One of the new polymer £5 banknotes featuring Winston Churchill recently sold for a whopping £4,150 at a Bank of England charity auction on Monday 3rd October. The banknote was only expected to fetch £800-£1200 at the charity event but it … Continue reading

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Churchill – the only statesman commemorated on THREE British Crowns

On the morning of 24 January 1965, the tolling of St Paul’s Cathedral’s state bell ‘Great Tom’ signalled to a grieving nation that a great man was gone. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill died 51 years ago, at the age of … Continue reading

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