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Money Galore: The Story of the Welsh Pound Ivor Wynne Jones

Money Galore: The Story of the Welsh Pound

Ivor Wynne Jones

Published 2004
ISBN : 9781843060840
Paperback
160 pages
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Gold-producing Wales is the only Commonwealth country without its own paper currency. The deficiency was briefly remedied in 1969 when former bank clerk Richard Williams fooled the Government into endorsing his short-lived Welsh pound notes -MoreGold-producing Wales is the only Commonwealth country without its own paper currency. The deficiency was briefly remedied in 1969 when former bank clerk Richard Williams fooled the Government into endorsing his short-lived Welsh pound notes - creating now rare international collectors items.Briefly outlined in Ivor Wynne Joness 1969 book Money for All, the full story of the Welsh pound is now revealed and illustrated for the first time, using previously unpublished correspondence from such sources as: the Prime Ministers Office- the Secretary of State for Wales- the Governor of the Bank of England and financial institutions in Britain and America.