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10 pound polymer note


10 Pound Sterling polymer note








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- 5 Pound Sterling polymer note
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Description:
Size: 132 x 69mm
Main color: Brown / Orange


10 Pound Sterling polymer note obverse 10 Pound Sterling polymer note reverse

The new polymer £10 note, featuring Jane Austen entered circulation on 14 September 2017. She was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.


+Security Features:






10 pound polymer note specimen front
10 pound note polymer specimen back


(1) See-through window

10 Pounds polymer note See-through window


There is a large see-through window on the note. A clearly defined portrait of the Queen is printed on the window, with the words ‘£10 Bank of England’ twice around the edge.

Winchester Cathedral There is a finely detailed metallic image of Winchester Cathedral, where Jane Austen is buried, over the see-through window. The foil is gold on the front of the note and silver on the back. When you tilt the note, you will see a multi-coloured rainbow effect.

The foil £ symbol in the window is silver on the front of the note and copper on the back.


(2) Quill


10 Pound Sterling polymer note quill


At the side of the see-through window is a coloured quill, which changes from purple to orange when you tilt the note. You can see this effect on both the front and back of the note.


(3) Foil patches


10 Pound Sterling polymer note Foil patches


On the front of the note, below the see-through window, is a silver foil patch. When you tilt the note the word ‘Ten’ changes to ‘Pounds’, and you will see a multi-coloured rainbow effect.

On the front of the note, above the see-through window, is a silver foil patch containing an image of the coronation crown, which appears 3D. When you tilt the note, you will see a multi-coloured rainbow effect.

Foil book
On the back of the note, a book-shaped copper foil patch contains the letters ‘JA’.


(4) Check the polymer and the raised print

10 Pound Sterling note raised print


The £10 note is printed on polymer – a thin and flexible plastic. The words ‘Bank of England’ are printed in raised ink on the front of the note, there is also raised print in the bottom right corner, around the number 10.


(5) Print quality

10 Pound Sterling note Print quality


The printed lines and colours on the note are sharp, clear and free from smudges or blurred edges.


(6) Micro-lettering

10 Pound Sterling polymer note Micro-lettering


Using a magnifying glass, look closely at the lettering beneath the Queen’s portrait – you will see the value of the note written in small letters and numbers.


(7) Ultraviolet feature

10 Pound Sterling polymer note UV light


If you look at the front of the note under a good-quality ultraviolet light, the number 10 appears in bright red and green, while the background stays dull in contrast.








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Sources:
http://www.bankofengland.co.uk
http://www.wikipedia.org

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