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These Are The Faces That Could Be On The New £20 Note

Back in May, we told you about the Bank of England's decision to open up the design of the next £20 note to the general public. 

The replacement for Adam Smith (the economist who fronts the current £20) has to be a deceased British "visual artist", a board term that includes artists, sculptors, printmakers, designers, craftspeople, ceramicists, architects, fashion designers, photographers and filmmakers. 

After receiving thousands of nominations, the Royal Mint has created a long list of 592 names, from which the Banknote Character Advisory Committee (which we also wish we were on) will create a shortlist in September. 

From the obvious to the obscure, these are the bookies' favourites for the new note.



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