New £1 coin's 'hidden' security feature

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New £1 coin's 'hidden' security feature

Post by RoboCop » Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:34 pm

The new £1 coin: Vital statistics
Thickness: 2.8mm - thinner than old coin
Weight: 8.75g - lighter than old coin
Diameter: 23.43mm - larger than old coin
Number to enter circulation: 1.5 billion - about 23 per person. Old £1 coins will be melted down to make new ones
Outer ring: gold-coloured, made from nickel-brass
Inner ring: silver-coloured, made from nickel-plated alloy

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