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Paper or plastic? Britain joining currency trend

Posted on 20 December 2013

It took only 900 years, but paper money is fading away. As a new technology, plastic bank notes, becomes more popular around the world, people will have to get used to money that is slipperier but less grimy and harder to fold into origami cranes but more likely to survive washing machines.
The decline of one of the world’s greatest inventions gained momentum on Wednesday when Britain announced that the British pound, a reserve currency that has been printed on cotton-based paper for 300 years, will be made from plastic………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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