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Title ISSUE OFFICE FILES: BANK OF ENGLAND'S TERCENTENARY YEAR 1994
Date 1986 - 1994
Admin History The Bank of England's tercentenary was celebrated in 1994. 130 Central Bank Governors were invited to attend a symposium on the future of central banking. Papers were given by Stanley Fischer, Charles Goodhart and Forrest Capie. The symposium ended with a panel session involving Lord Richardson, Paul Volcker, Jacques Delarosiere and Karl-Otto Pohl. Meanwhile, Bankers' wives were treated to a tour of Hampton Court Palace followed by a meal in the Royal Apartments. Other events included a musical gala at the Barbican Centre and the launch of a commemorative £2 coin. The celebrations culminated in a service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral attended by HM The Queen.
Description Correspondence and papers relating to proposals in connection with celebrations for the Bank's Tercentenary, 1994. Subjects discussed include: commemorative bank note; publication of a book on note issue; present to staff; commemorative coin; and other promotional events.
Original Reference IO14
HORC_No 322602
YearOpen 2019
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