Bank of England Proposes Polymer Banknotes

In This Photo: Charlie Bean
Charlie Bean, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England attends a news conference at the Bank of England on September 10, 2013 in London, England. Bank of England Deputy Governor Charlie Bean, said: "Polymer banknotes are cleaner, more secure and more durable than paper notes. However, the Bank of England would print notes on polymer only if we were persuaded that the public would continue to have confidence in, and be comfortable with our notes.
(Sept. 9, 2013 - Source: Pool/Getty Images Europe)