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old £1 pound coin changeover

Old £1 pound coins: Worthless or not?

From 15 October 2017 the old £1 pound coins will no longer be legal tender in the UK. Does this mean that your old £1 coins will be worthless? Or are there still ways to exchange them? You sent us many questions about the old £1 pound coins in your piggy banks. We sent your questions to all UK high street banks, the Post Office, the Royal Mint and the Bank of England. Here are the answers ...

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new currencies added

Extra currencies added – September 2017

Since we launched the new version of the Leftover Currency website in December 2016 we have been busy adding new currencies. Here are the extra currencies added most recently ...

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Leftover Currency acquires the Currency Commission

Leftover Currency has acquired The Currency Commission's domain name and online presence. The Canadian foreign exchange company The Currency Commission (TCC) has been dissolved. Leftover Currency now takes over TCC's operations in Europe and North America ...

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new currencies added

New currencies accepted for exchange

We have been busy adding new currencies to the Leftover Currency website. New currencies accepted for exchange include both foreign coins and obsolete banknotes. Here's an overview ...

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Extra currencies for the exchange of foreign coins

9 extra currencies for which we exchange foreign coins

Good news! We have added nine extra currencies to the list of currencies for which we exchange foreign coins. Here are the extra currencies for which you can now send in your foreign coins and get paid within 5 days of receipt ...

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top 10 most exchanged January 2017

Top-10 most exchanged items January 2017

These are the top-10 most exchanged items at Leftover Currency in January 2017. It's the first time we've compiled this list. It shows which coins and banknotes were sent in for exchange the most...

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Indian rupee 500 and 1000 banknotes in a bundle

Will Indian rupee 500 and 1000 banknotes soon be worthless?

Indian rupee banknotes of Rs500 and Rs1000 ceased to be legal tender on 8 November 2016. In this blog post we investigate whether there are still some ways to exchange your scrapped Rs500 and Rs1000 banknotes...

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2017 currency predictions

Currency Predictions for 2017

Do you wonder what 2017 has in store for you? With 2016 drawing to a close, here are our predictions for 2017 in regards to money and currency. 2017 can well become a tipping point for the cashless economy. Sweden is on track to become the world's first ...

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