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Money Matters

10 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 14 February 2014

Adam Gopnik explains why he thinks the pictures on our banknotes matter. "The iconography of money is more than just decor - it displays the true convictions of the commonwealth that intends to support its value."

Producer: Sheila Cook.

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Adam Gopnik
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