How Often Does a Banknote Change Hands?

Ever produced a particularly tatty five pound note at the till, and wondered just how many hands it’s passed through before making its way into your wallet or purse? So did we — and now we have the answer. We’ve discovered the number of people who get their hands on […]

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Money Mugshots – Who’s on my Fiver?

Although the first banknotes were issued in the UK as early as 1694, these tended to be created for the express purpose of settling bespoke debts, and as such weren’t used as everyday currency — much like we pay the odd amount with plastic these days! In the 1970s, the […]

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