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iverpool had its very own bank notes earlier in 18th Century? This is viewable now and can be seen to this day preserved at the Liverpool Museum. It’s time to break free the Scouse Pound… It’s been a while.

Between 1793 and 1796, the city of Liverpool developed its own legal tender, today unique and very rare. It is the Liverpool Corporation who took this bold and pioneering initiative as a solution to the economic crisis which affected the area in the 1790s.

The notes that survive were found by by chance on a building site in 1990, after renovation work was being completed in the subterranean vaults and basement areas of St Gorges Hall