Jane Austen £5 note found in Christmas card in Scottish Borders

By Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

Thought to be worth tens of thousands of pounds, second of only four notes with micro portrait of novelist is discovered

It is the fiver that could earn you tens of thousands of pounds: one of four Jane Austen £5 notes has been found in a Christmas card in the Scottish Borders.

The ultra-rare notes, engraved with a tiny portrait of the novelist, were released secretly around the UK earlier this month.

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