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New £10 note contains sophisticated security features

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Features of the new tenner include holograms and micro-lettering to thwart counterfeiters.

The new £10 banknote has sophisticated security features (PA).

The new £10 note has sophisticated security features to thwart counterfeiters.

Features of the new tenner include:

:: A see-through window featuring the Queen’s portrait

:: Winchester Cathedral shown in gold foil on the front of the note and silver on the back

:: A quill at the side of the window which changes from purple to orange

:: A hologram of the coronation crown which appears 3D and multi-coloured when the note is tilted

:: A book-shaped copper foil patch which contains the lettering JA

:: Micro-lettering beneath the Queen’s portrait with tiny letters and numbers that can be seen under a microscope

:: The words Bank of England printed in intaglio (raised ink) along the top of the note

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