Tag Archives: 12-sided £1

Round £1 Coin transition date sooner than expected!

The Royal Mint initially predicted that the number of new 12-sided £1 coins in circulation would overtake the Round £1 Coin by August this year. However, due to the amount of coins that have already been returned, 8 million in total, … Continue reading

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£1 Coin Minting Error ‘Confirmed’

Rumours of the Dual-Dated £1 Coin appear to have been confirmed in the national press today. Although we haven’t seen the coin ourselves, we’ve spoken to the collector claiming to be in possession of one and seen a number of … 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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