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.
Birmingham-based “micro-engraver” Graham Short, 70, etched the author’s portraits on four of the brand new polymer notes earlier this month 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.”
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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