Quite a picture: Bank of England launches Turner-inspired banknote

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The Bank of England launched a new 20 pound banknote on Thursday featuring British painter J.M.W. Turner.

Famed for his depictions of coastal landscapes, Turner replaces 18th Century economist Adam Smith as the current face of the 20 pound note.

“Our banknotes celebrate the UK’s heritage, salute its culture, and testify to the achievements of its most notable individuals,” BoE Governor Mark Carney said at the launch of the banknote at the Turner Contemporary art gallery in Margate, a coastal town in southeast England.

“The new 20 pound note...


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Quite a picture: Bank of England launches Turner-inspired banknote


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