Harry Kane Fivers 'Worth £50,000' Are In Circulation Around The UK

It seems that we're all still living in the reverie of England's outstanding performance in the 2018 World Cup.

Sure we didn't win, but who can forget those six brilliant goals from Harry Kane, who is the only other England player to receive a Golden Boot after Gary Lineker.

We're so proud in fact, that micro-engraver Graham Short has decided to etch the top goal scorer's face on to a very limited few £5 notes.

Credit: SWNS
Credit: SWNS

The notes, which are believed to be worth more than £50,000, have been released into circulation across the country this week.

Can't wait to get your hands on one? Well you might find that to be a bit tricky.

You see, there are only six notes floating around the country, with one being gifted to Harry Kane himself and the other presented to the Football Association.

So really, there are just four notes that could find their way into our wanting hands.

Micro-engraver, Graham, says he got the idea for the notes whilst watching the tournament and has already spent one in the West Midlands, another in Scotland and another in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

Credit: SWNS
Credit: SWNS

Graham said: "I was watching the World Cup, as many people were, and it looked like Harry Kane would get the Golden Boot and when he did I started thinking it would be great to mark that by putting his portrait on a £5 note and got to work.

"I spent the first Harry Kane note in Meriden, which is the centre of England, only a few miles from the M40 and M42, and so that note could travel in any direction.

"I spent one in Edinburgh near the coffee shop where JK Rowling first went as a young mum and started writing about Harry Potter. I just liked the magical feeling of that."

Graham has one more note left, which is to be spent in Northern Ireland.

But while they are extremely rare, any member of the public has a fair chance of picking one up.

Credit: SWNS
Credit: SWNS

And if you do happen to be one of the lucky buggers that gets your hands on one, Graham has said that you can expect to be paid the big bucks if you auction the note - £50,000 in fact.

"My art sells for a lot of money now and it's really out of reach for most people, but if they find this and sell it and make a lot of money I'll be really pleased with that," said the micro-engraver.

So, on that note - will anyone swap this tenner for two fivers?

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Megan Walsh

Megan is a freelance journalist and sub-editor with a BAHons degree in Journalism and Communications. Since graduating from London Metropolitan University, she has worked as a sub-editor and writer for Candis Magazine and later contributed to publications such as The Skinny, Creative Tourist and Huffington Post, among others.

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