Between 1793 and 1796, in order to solve a local financial crisis the Liverpool Corporation gained permission from the House of Commons to distribute its own banknotes in denominations of £50 and £100. Today versions of the original notes are displayed at the Liverpool Museum.
In 2017 Israeli technology company Colu launched the Liverpool Local Pound, a digital currency accessible through a smartphone app and which offers discounts at businesses in Liverpool.
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- "Did you know that Liverpool had its very own currency???". Merseyside Reporter. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
- Christie, Sophie (27 July 2017). "From Liverpool to east London: Local currencies are making a comeback". The Telegraph. Retrieved 18 September 2017.