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A decade after the Queen’s golden jubilee note, this £10 note was issued to celebrate 60 years of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It is dated 6 February, the anniversary of the day of Her Majesty's accession to the throne.

 

Other features include:

 

  • the official crown emblem of the Diamond Jubilee
  • four intaglio portraits of the Queen, showing her at different stages in her life
  • engraving of a window in Holyrood Abbey
  • thistle design, in reference to the Order of the Thistle
  • serial numbers with the prefix TQDJ, standing for The Queen's Diamond Jubilee