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BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833)<br />
Pic: Dukes/BNPS<br />
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Auctioneer Timothy Medhurst holding the risque Rupee.<br />
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No Sex Please, We're British...<br />
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A curiously ribald banknote that may have been produced to send up the Seychelle Islands British colonial masters is to go under the hammer at Dukes in Dorchester.<br />
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This 50 Rupee bank note was printed from 1968 to 1973 whilst the islands were struggling for independence from Britain.<br />
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It was only later that the word 'SEX' was discovered hidden amongst the palm trees next to the Queen's head, and mystery surrounds how the naughty notation came to be there.