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The Royal Mint has released five million 50 pence pieces supporting Team GB Olympic athletes have been released to banks across the UK.
 
Bearing the figure of swimmer Jazz Carlin, the coins will now start making their way into the nation's pockets.
The final design for the new Bank of England £5 note entering circulation on 13 September has been revealed.
 
The Bank says the thin and flexible plastic banknotes will be cleaner, more durable and harder to counterfeit than the current paper notes. It does admit that initially they may be prone to sticking together.
The Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, has announced that J.M.W. Turner will appear on the next £20 banknote due to be issued by 2020.
 
At the announcement at the Turner Contemporary in Margate, the Governor also revealed the image of Turner that will be used on the note.

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