Bank of England chooses Jane Austen for 10 pound note


AP: Jane Austen will become the new face on England’s 10-pound notes.

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AP: Jane Austen will become the new face on England’s 10-pound notes.

The Bank of England chose the chronicler of 18th century English country life as the new face of the note, bowing to critics who complained that the venerable institution was ignoring women on their currency.

 

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