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Most beautiful banknotes in the world

When American money looks like play money and the Euro can’t be taken seriously any more, you have to ask: which country prints the best looking banknotes?

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This Costa Rican banknote ranks as one of the best looking banknotes in the world because of the artwork alone but the design is also more striking than those found in the UK.

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This Canadian banknote for five dollars which depicts children playing ice hockey looks great but it’s the words on it which really make it special. The following words are from a Roch Carrier short story: "The winters of my childhood were long, long seasons. We lived in three places - the school, the church and the skating rink - but our real life was on the skating rink."

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This Canadian banknote for five dollars which depicts children playing ice hockey looks great but it’s the words on it which really make it special. The following words are from a Roch Carrier short story: "The winters of my childhood were long, long seasons. We lived in three places - the school, the church and the skating rink - but our real life was on the skating rink."

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This Australian five dollar note depicts her majesty in a far more human way than she’s shown on the UK banknotes.

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This Egyptian pound note is doing everything a tourist needs it to as represents the age of Egyptian pharaohs.

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This note for 100 dirhams from the UAE won’t buy you much as it’s only worth about £17 but it’s beautifully presented banknote.

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This note for 100 dirhams from the UAE won’t buy you much as it’s only worth about £17 but it’s beautifully presented banknote.

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The Bhutan Ngultrum note shown here is worth about 5p but all that detailing must have cost so much more to achieve.

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At the moment The Bank of England has around £58billion worth of banknotes in circulation. Is the note here something that will anger or honour the British people when it’s in circulation? Some critics say that the presence of Churchill will upset German tourists.

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At the moment The Bank of England has around £58billion worth of banknotes in circulation. Is the note here something that will anger or honour the British people when it’s in circulation? Some critics say that the presence of Churchill will upset German tourists.

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