Is your £5 note worth £50K? Just one STILL out there after old lady finds fortune in cafe

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The extremely valuable fiver engraved with a portrait of Jane Austen was found in Northern Ireland, it was confirmed yesterday.

One more is still out there though and could well be in England.

Micro-artist Graham Short said yesterday the third note had been found in Charlie’s Bar.

He told the BBC: “An old lady found it and she said ‘I don’t want my picture in the papers’ and she said ‘if it sells for a lot of money it will be better if young children could benefit from it’.”

These specific £5 notes are worth around £50KSWNS

FORTUNE: These specific £5 notes are worth around £50K

“An old lady found it and she said ‘I don’t want my picture in the papers’”

Graham Short

This comes as Graham spent a note, with a 5mm picture of 18th century author Jane Austen, in each of the four home nations.

The first was found in a café in south Wales in December last year and the second was discovered in a Christmas card in Scotland.

Graham came up with the idea of engraving Jane Austen on the transparent part of the new plastic Bank of England £5 notes to mark the 200th anniversary of her death.

Graham Short engraved Jane Austen on four £5 notesSWNS

ARTIST: Graham Short engraved Jane Austen on four £5 notes

He has included a different quote around each one ensuring each note is unique.

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

Those who found the Welsh and Scottish notes said they intend to keep them rather than sell them for the £50k.

Old £5 notes are due to be worthless very soon.

While these notes are not the only currency worth a fortune.

Daily Star Online revealed the seven most valuable coins and notes in your wallet.

(Why?)

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