Bank of England unveils Jane Austen £10

New Ten Pound note
Rachael King

The Bank of England (BoE) today launched its new £10, the first UK banknote to feature tactile features for the visually impaired.

Designed to pay homage to Jane Austen, the new £10 note was unveiled today (July 18) at Winchester cathedral where the writer is buried, on a day that marks her 200th birthday. The note is set to enter circulation in the UK in September.

Appearing alongside cathedral dean Catherine Ogle and Gillian Dow from the University of Southampton, BoE governor Mark Carney

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