Rare bank note with word ‘sex’ behind Queen sold – but can you spot it?
A printed banknote with the word “sex” behind the image
of the Queen’s head has sold at auction for £336.
The rare currency, which was a 50 Rupee note from the
Seychelles, comes from between 1968 and 1973.
The offending word is spelled out in the image of some
palm tree branches and easily seen if it’s turned on its
side, according to the BBC.
According to auctioneer Timothy Medhurst, from Duke’s
of Dorcheste r, some believe the word was added by pro-
Another of the same series reads “scum”, he said,
suggesting it was deliberately as the island tried to
extricate itself from British rule.
sold alongside other historic coins and notes.
A 50 Rupee note is worth about £2.50 ($3.80).
When you spot it let us know in the comment section.