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What 'exactly' is English paper money made from
ENGLISH COUNTERFEIT PAPER MONEY Probably the first thing that springs to mind when the word counterfeiting is mentioned is currency. Not coins - they re not worth the effort - but banknotes. A tiny percentage...
8th English Paper Money 8th Edition Duggleby
In the West, more specifically in England, the origin of English paper money is the hand-written receipts given by goldsmiths in exchange for cash deposits. In 1694 the recently founded Bank of England adopted those goldsmiths notes as the basis of its own. The note was issued for the full amount of the deposit and was endorsed by the Bank cashier. Its text was also printed in a cursive script, reminiscent of the hand-written goldsmith’s notes. Over the next few decades, the medallion of Britannia (Henshll, 1994), (based on the Bank’s corporate seal), a distinctive watermarked paper and the “sum block” showing a pound sign followed by the amount were introduced (Kranister, 1989)