Second rare £5 note worth £50,000 FOUND as hunt for remaining two continues


The extremely valuable new fiver engraved with a portrait of Jane Austen was discovered on Thursday.

The lucky Scot who found the note has opted to remain anonymous.

And now a desperate search for the final remaining notes in circulation in the UK will commence.

Similar to the search for the golden ticket in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Brits will have been burying into sofas and turning out pockets of old jeans to find the remaining gems.

Jane Austen etched onto fivers in UKSWNS.COM

VALUABLE: Four fivers each worth about £50,000 have been made

Jane Austen fiver found in the UKSWNS.COM

Jane Austen fiver found in the UK

Birmingham-based “micro-engraver” Graham Short, 70, etched and travelled to different locations in the UK to spend them.

Mr Short worked alongside Tony Huggins-Haig Gallery in Kelso, Roxburgshire in south east Scotland to launch the incredible project.

Tony said: “When somebody opened their Christmas card from a loved one, it was contained in that Christmas card.

“The person who put it in didn’t necessarily know what they were doing.

“That’s two down and there’s still two out there. Keep checking your change.”

Jane Austen fiver found in the UKSWNS.COM

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earlier this month.

Each image of the Pride and Prejudice author is surrounded by a quote from some of Austen’s most-celebrated novels.

All the sought-after notes also start with the same serial number: AM32 885.

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