Scotland’s greatest treasure – and a £1m note to prove it

Sir Sean Connery has been named Scotland’s “greatest living national treasure” in a poll.

The actor beat competition from the likes of Sir Alex Ferguson, Billy Connolly and Sir Chris Hoy to come top of the Euro-millions lottery National Treasures list.

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The poll was commissioned to celebrate “Millionaires Month” in which 50 winners across Britain are guaranteed to each collect £1 million between 25 November and 23 December.

Sir David Attenborough was voted Britain’s greatest living treasure, with 24 per cent of the votes, followed by Stephen Fry and Sir Sean Connery.