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The rarest and most valuable coins and notes in circulation right now

You might want to think twice about your pocket change and notes as they may be worth a fortune. From erroneous coins to author birth dates, rare change and notes...

Less than four months to spend paper £10 notes

Paper-based £10 notes will be withdrawn on 1 March, to be replaced by the polymer design featuring Jane Austen which was launched earlier this year.

UK vs US prices: who’s getting the best deal?

Do we really pay loads more for tech than customers in the US? We look at the markup on popular devices, including the Macbook Pro, Galaxy S8 and more.

£5 note sells for £16,800: how to spot a valuable note

Your wallet could be holding a fortune, with a rare £5 note selling at auction in May for £16,800. But how can you spot a valuable banknote – and what...

New Jane Austen £10 note unveiled

New Jane Austen £10 note unveiled with the new note to be most secure yet

Is your 20p worth a mint? ‘Error’ coins sell for £50

If your 20p coin is missing a date, you could be in for a windfall – an error by the Royal Mint has meant one batch of 20p coins have sky-rocketed...

Do you have a 50p coin worth £75? Check your change now

The spare change in your pocket could be worth a pretty penny, with one rare 50p coin currently priced at up to 150 times its face value. The 2009 Kew Gardens...

General election: is now the time to exchange your holiday money?

The pound is currently enjoying a six month high, following the announcement of the snap election on June 8. But holidaymakers are facing a dilemma – do you cash in on this...

The end of the fiver: what to do with your old £5 notes

Time is running out to spend your old £5 notes. From 5 May, the cotton notes will be withdrawn and you’ll only be able to use new plastic fivers in...

One month left to spend your old £5 notes

You have just 25 days to spend your old £5 notes as, from 5 May, shops will stop accepting the cotton-made cash to pay for goods or services. The old...

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