This morning, I went to the cash point for some money, only to be presented with a wad of brand new £10 notes featuring Jane Austen instead of Charles Darwin.
KILLER FACT: Charles Darwin once featured in a James Bond film.
Pretty much as predicted, the Bank of England has announced that Jane Austen will replace Charles Darwin on the £10 note.
On the new Boulton and Watt bank note.
Nine years ago today, on 17th May, 2000, the Bank of England issued a press release announcing its plans to depict Charles Darwin on the new £10 note.
About the Darwin tenner.