‘That’s legal tender, pal’: bill aims to force shops to take Scottish notes – The Guardian

Posted April 15th, 2019 in coinage, news, Scotland by michael

‘Lib Dem MP lodges bill in same week Judy Murray has Scottish note rejected in London cafe.’

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The Guardian, 12th April 2019

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Harry Kane fiver: Is it legal to draw on money? – BBC News

Posted August 7th, 2018 in coinage, fines, news by sally

‘It is illegal to deface banknotes by printing, writing or adding words, letters or figures.’

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BBC News, 6th August 2018

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Three forgers jailed after undercover operation that revealed £50,000 of fake £1 coins – The Independent

Posted May 22nd, 2013 in coinage, conspiracy, forgery, news, sentencing by sally

“Three forgers have been jailed for what police believe is the largest ever plot to make fake £1 coins in the UK – some of which may still be in circulation.”

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The Independent, 21st May 2013

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Coinage (Measurement) Act 2011

Posted November 4th, 2011 in coinage, legislation, weights and measures by tracey

Coinage (Measurement) Act 2011 published

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Source: www.legislation.gov.uk