A £5 note is being sold on eBay for £2,500.
The new note is advertised as rare on the posting, uploaded to the site by user Yasminyack.
The seller wrote of the note: “This banknote was collected from our local bank for shop change at the start of the week – unknown if it has been in circulation before.”
Can you spot what the seller claims makes this note so rare?
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According to the seller, a pink ink error on the top of the note, above Winston Churchill’s head, makes it a rare collector’s item.
Printing errors on currency can make the note or coin in question a collector’s item.
These can go for huge amounts of cash online.
The error on this note seems to have been created due to an ink leak during the inking process.
Rare £5 note: Can you spot what the seller claims makes this note so rare?
There are other forms of errors that can boost to value of your notes or coins.
Another rate £5 note when on sale on eBay for £500,001.
The note was found by eBay seller Margolaart, when they were working in a shop.
The “AK47” code on the silver holograph of the £5 note had been printed backwards.
Rare £5 note: Pink ink error on the top of the note, above Winston Churchill’s head, makes it a rare
The Mirror reported on one £10 note that sold for £3,600 on eBay.
Jane Austen’s birthday was included in the unique serial code, “AH17 75”.
A rare 50p coin was selling on eBay for £80.
A rare 2018 5p coin was listed by user Akhatreej, and sold for a winning bid of £77 – plus £2.90 for postage.
There were 19 bids for the rare 50p coin, which has the name of the scientist Sir Isaac Newton inscribed on it.