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pre-Euro money

Pre-Euro money worth £10 Billion still unclaimed

Check your drawers. Pre-euro money worth a staggering £10 Million pounds is out there somewhere, and can still be redeemed for cash ...

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Metal value of coins

What is the metal value of coins compared to their face value? Does it pay to melt coins? Here's more information on the metal value of 10 popular coins from around the world ...

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What could be the currency of an independent Scotland?

The Scottish Parliament will soon debate about whether to hold a second Scottish independence referendum or not. It's far from certain if the so-called 'Indyref2' will go ahead, and even less that the eventual outcome will be a vote for independence. But in the event of a Scottish 'Yes' vote, what could be the currency of an independent Scotland ...

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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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Euro coins accepted for exchange

Euro coins worth more than ever

Do you have any leftover Euro coins in your drawers? Good for you! Those Euro coins are worth more than ever now. You'll get £0.78 pounds for 1 euro at today's rate! If you're looking for a way to get more bucks for your Euro coins, you've come to the right place...

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500 Euros banknote - First series obverse accepted for exchange

500 Euro banknotes are taken out of circulation. Here’s why

The European Central Bank will no longer issue 500 euro banknotes, starting from 2018. The highest denomination bills of the single currency will gradually be taken out of circulation. Here's why...

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