Today’s the day the new plastic £10 note celebrating Jane Austen enters circulation
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More than one million of the new plastic £10 banknotes celebrating author Jane Austen have entered circulation.
The new tenner is the first Bank of England note with a tactile feature to help blind and partially-sighted users.
The tactile feature is a series of raised dots in the top left-hand corner of the banknote, developed with the help of the Royal National Institute of the Blind.
Like the £5 note already in circulation featuring Sir Winston Churchill, the new £10 – featuring Pride And Prejudice author Austen – is made from polymer.
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