Jane Austen on plas­tic £10 note

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THE BANK Bank of Eng­land (BoE) yes­ter­day un­veiled its first plas­tic £10 note, which fea­tures 19th cen­tury Bri­tish novelist Jane Austen and will be avail­able to the pub­lic from Septem­ber. Last year, the BoE launched a £5 note made from a poly­mer film that it said is harder to forge. Yes­ter­day marked the 200th an­niver­sary of Austen’s death. – Reuters

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