But the eroding impact of inflation over time means a tenner has a relative purchasing power of only 13p, compared with what it could have bought in 1817 - the year of Austen's death - Aviva found.
SIZE MATTERS When the PS10 note was first put into circulation, the public were used to most things they carried being quite large and therefore the inaugural tenner sized up at a whopping 211mm x 133mm.
FAULT) LOCKER ROOM where tenners get haircuts (and occasional
score TOUR what tenners who try to find their own way to the venue often
In effect the SYFA do not know which clubs are due how much and, even if they did, the cost of administering the system would see youth clubs receive cheques for even less than their tenner, adding insult to injury.
Astonishingly, many pro Scottish clubs baulk at even paying the tenner
He's pictured left with early bird tenner
recipients Michelle Armstrong and Lynda Walker Picture above by IAN COOPER
The national launch of the Make Your Mark with a Tenner campaign was held yesterday and scores of secondary schools from our region are taking part.
"I'm sure that Make Your Mark with a Tenner will show just how much young people can achieve through enterprise when trusted with the resources to turn their ideas into reality."
I had pounds 17 change so I put the seven pound coins in my front pocket and tried to put the receipt and the tenner
in my back pocket.
Margaret Fay, chairman of One NorthEast, said: "Make Your Mark with a Tenner
aims to give young people the opportunity and encouragement to use enterprising ideas to positive effect.
But when one student tried to pass off a fake tenner
, the Bank of England got wind of the promotion.
When an auction browser opened an old mother's cupboard it wasn't bare - it was stuffed with tenners
and premium bonds.
COPS doled out a pounds 50 fine to a man who dropped a tenner
in the street.
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