Australian central bank takes ‘responsibilty’ for banknote spelling mistake

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Millions of Australian $50 banknotes have been discovered to be printed with a misspelling of the word ‘responsibility’, which had gone unnoticed for six months.

The mistake was first identified on May 9 when a listener to Australian radio station Triple M sent in a magnified photo of the note highlighting the word “responsibility” misspelt as “responsibilty” three times. The total value of the misprinted notes in circulation is estimated to be around A$2.3 billion (US$1.6 billion).

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