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March 2010's News

Canada to go plastic

It has recently been announced that Canada will be the latest nation to introduce the harder wearing polymer notes into circulation. Anyone who has ever holidayed in Australia will be familiar with these almost indestructible notes which last far longer than their "paper" (actually cotton)… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 8 March 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Elgar £20 to be withdrawn

It was, of course, inevitable - the Elgar £20 note first introduced in 1999 is to be withdrawn from circulation on June 30 2010. After that date it will cease to have "legal tender" status meaning there will be no obligation on the part of retailers to accept is as payment. Old notes will, of… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 8 March 2010 by Phil Mussell
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