Leftover Currency Blog

genuine versus fake 2 pound coin

How to spot a fake £2 pound coin?

Would you be able to spot a fake 2 pound coin? Here are some handy tips and tricks to identify whether that £2 coin in your change is genuine or a counterfeit...

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AZ glossary scrabble letters

Introducing the Financial Jargon Buster

Are you having trouble understanding financial technical terms? We've created an A-Z Glossary to explain them in a simple, understandable way. Introducing the Leftover Currency financial jargon buster...

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mixed foreign coins

How to exchange mixed foreign coins

If you started the New Year with resolutions involving cleaning or tidying up, chances are you're going to clear out some old drawers. There's a good chance you'll stumble upon some long forgotten coins and travel money leftovers. Eager to find out what your old leftover currency is worth? Here's how to exchange mixed foreign coins...

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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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Leftover coins and notes in a drawer

Where to look for leftover coins?

You might know how much change you have in your pocket, wallet or purse, but have you any idea how many coins are stashed around your house? If you've been in your current home for several years, you may be sitting on a small goldmine - quite literally, if the average amount of cash that finds its way down the back of peoples' sofas is anything to go by...

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