Friday, 9 January 2015

Did you know? #13

Did you know banknotes can be made of plastics?

In the UK we will be seeing polymer £5 and £10 banknotes in 2016.  It is suggested that the polymer notes will last longer than the traditional paper notes making them cheaper in the long run. However, there has been a lot of debates about whether polymer banknotes are a good thing or not.

The following links show the differing views:

Louise Dennis (Assistant Curator)

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