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Jane Austen: She's in (or on) the money!

 
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Sandlynn



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 10:49 am    Post subject: Jane Austen: She's in (or on) the money! Reply with quote

Why can't our mint do cool things like this?

Jane Austen to appear on new 10 notes, Bank of England confirms

Jane Austen unveiled as face of new 10 note
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LeeB.



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Jane Austen: She's in (or on) the money! Reply with quote

Sandlynn wrote:
Why can't our mint do cool things like this?

Well at least the USPS honors writers on stamps.
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Eirene



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Queen Elizabeth is the only female face on the Canadian bills. But it's okay I guess since we have a glow-in-the-dark dinosaur $2 coin.
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MMcA



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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we have a glow-in-the-dark dinosaur $2 coin.


That is just a bit epic.
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Sandlynn



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And in more Jane news:

Men Wore Corsets and 7 Other Unknown Things About the World of Jane Austen
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