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New design Jersey money ready for April circulation

New Jersey 50 bank note
Several Jersey landmarks are featured on the new notes

A new set of Jersey bank notes will be ready for spending from April.

The notes, redesigned for the first time in 21 years, are officially launched in February but are not expected in circulation until April.

The treasury minister said the new designs highlight many different aspects of the island's diverse history and culture.

The value of the notes will also be written in French and local language Jersey-French for the first time.

A fresh, new look for a new decade
Jersey's treasury minister

Senator Philip Ozouf said: "I hope this will contribute to the regeneration of Jersey's local language.

"And help those of us who grew up in a Jèrriais-speaking household to reacquaint ourselves with our traditional language."

The 12 parish crests, a new image of the Queen and a variety of local landmarks will feature on the notes.

"I am confident that everyone can find a favourite image from the wide range of striking designs in this new family of notes," Senator Ozouf said.

The money was "a fresh, new look for a new decade", he added.

The new notes are being printed and the treasury expects them to start appearing in islanders' pockets from April.



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