£10 (Bowie) Brixton Pounds
Brixton, in London, has long issued its own currency in an attempt to encourage trade in the borough. These notes which honour local residents and celebrities have been very popular with locals and have denominations up to £20. This £10 note honours David Bowie, an extraordinary musician, and artist who died in 2016. He grew up in Brixton. If you go there today you will find an impromptu shrine to David Bowie in his iconic incarnation as Ziggy Stardust, the image which is portrayed on this £10 note. Crisp Uncirculated.