Danish coins doing the rounds in town

The Danish 10 kroner is turning up in the town, being mistaken for a £1 coin.

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Look out for Danish krone in your purse.

A number of people in Campbeltown have discovered that what they assumed was a £1 coin in their change is actually a 10 krone coin, which is the equivalent to just over £1.

There is speculation that the proliferation of foreign coins could be down to the number of overseas tourists that were in town recently for the malts festival.

One Campbeltown woman said: ‘Whether the whisky lot were too drunk to notice or deliberately put the krone into Campbeltown’s coin circulation, I don’t know.’