Category Archives: £1 coins

UPDATE: How rare is my coin? The complete Change Checker guide to UK coin mintages

The 2016 mintage figures have been released, so ensuring that ‘The Change Checker guide to UK coin mintages’ is THE place to check how rare your coins are,  we’ve put together these updated charts listing each coin in order of it’s rarity. The 2002 Commonwealth Games … Continue reading

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£1 mis-strikes make headline news

The new £1 coin made front page news again today after members of the public spotted mis-struck £1 coins in their change. However, these headlines vastly overstate the scale of the problem. 1.5 billion coins were struck – that’s 30 coins a second … Continue reading

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Rumours of fake £1 coins denied by Royal Mint

The Royal Mint has denied claims that there are already counterfeit 12-Sided £1 coins in circulation after a charity worker pointed out discrepancies between two coins. Roy Wright, a charity worker from Surrey, was shocked when he noticed a few … Continue reading

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