Is this a fake. If so, that’s totally random and the fact that is it even a ‘thing’ is down to a completely false story in the Sun in December 2016. Hi all I have a 1996 £1 coin the the 3 British lion on back was that design for that year or for 1997 thanks, CYC-Admin 19th February 2017. The British one pound coin is a denomination of the pound sterling. 8th February 2017. 21st February 2018. I don’t know. Has the edge orientation been changed? The Royal Mint intentionally limited the supply of proof coins, making them more difficult to find. On Ebay, these coins are currently selling for between £5 and £10 in a used condition. Rick. Geoff simmonds They may have stopped being legal tender back in 2017, but there is still a mind-boggling number of old pound coins unaccounted for. I have been collecting coins for 9 years and have no 2008 Old (Royal Arms) one pound coin yet. It wasn’t released into circulation. I got a £1 coin dated 2017, which has what looks like a face in the gap to the left of the stem and to the right of the ‘n’ and ‘e’. It’s not too late to find a rare £1 coin in your change before they cease to be legal tender after 15 October 2017. The British one pound (£1) coin is a circulating denomination of the Pound Sterling. 10th April 2017.   &nbps. 31st October 2016, If they’re not on my £1 page they may be territory coins (Jersey, Isle of Man etc). Thanks for this guide, it’s been useful to check my collection. The £1 coin that could be worth over £25.00 and why you need to be checking your £1 coins before you spend them. You can also chose to leave now if you wish. 9th October 2017. Some of them can be quite convincing. ” The writing gets put onto the edge first and it sounds like it missed the last stage. All look as if they have been in circulation. 1998 fakes are known to exist. The information posted by you help me to collect all 46 one coins release by RM until now.. CYC-Admin hi is there 2 versions of the 2002 £1 coin I’d recommend the book or the app (currently for android only), both link to from the home page. The orientation and position of the edge writing on all coins is completely random. Hi. It appears only in 2016 uncirculated sets. How are you? Richard Bird, from Hull, Yorkshire is currently the owner of one … 7th January 2017. CYC-Admin Does that mean that the 2007 coin is a fake? Perhaps it’s worth more than £1 to someone. Four different portraits of the Queen have been used, with the latest design by Jody Clark being introduced in 2015. 1 shilling 1948 (1947-1948) copper-nickel Diameter 23.5 mm. New £1 coins with a rare Royal Mint mistake are up for auction on eBay and could be worth up to £1,400. I got a £1 coin dated 2017, which has what looks like a face in the gap to the left of the stem and to the right of the ‘n’ and ‘e’. 25th April 2017, No, please send pics. Pound coins forgeries in circulation, would be interesting but difficult task to catalogue. The tails inner circle has a chain with 1807 written., Likewise, i have a couple of these. CYC-Admin 10th October 2016. One example features the new coin design stamped on an old £1 blank. I am curious, you have listed 47 £1 coins but on the royal mint web site they mention the are 48 £1 coins. I think 1998 there were 2 different £1.00 coin. CYC-Admin the 2003 one pound coin in the middle has rotating error as the queens head is rotated right and is not alined with the tails side of the coin and it has also been struck off centre they were all in circulation and are the same coins from same year do you rekon its a fake? 6th October 2017. I know a chap who has attempted to catalogue fake £1 coins and has a large collection. CYC-Admin Its obverse bears the Latin engraving ELIZABETH II D G REG F D meaning, "Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith". It does still change between the top half of a £ sign and top half of a number 1 but the bottom half isn’t visible? Send pictures of them if you like. Are you still running your website site? CYC-Admin You can use to figure exchange rates between currencies of various countries.In addition to the business strike coins produced for circulation, the Royal Mint also produced proof coins for collectors. My 47 includes the newest 12-sided coin which isn’t quite out yet. I’d need to see pictures. michael westphal Hello there, I have a 2015 Battle of Britain 50p found in change – bit confused as your site says none were minted for circulation? Weight: 9.5 grammes, Zahir Siddique There should hopefully be a book on territory coins soon. Many thanks!!! The RM page (that I found) does not differentiate that one. 12th June 2017. 8th January 2017, Deborah Townell silver what is the difference between the two 2015 shield one pound coins please? Only UK mainland coins are included here. Is this rare? Michael Westphal Not sure if someone would want off of them in one go, I find people like hunting them down. There are an estimated 122 million old pound coins unaccounted for – and some could be worth a few quid more than face value. Four the the coins are proofs; one is a business strike. Jump straight to the NEW Change Checker £1 Scarcity Index. Is this a real coin? you go to bank etc, will they exchange or give you any value if you have fakes. I suspect they do though, as there simply isn’t the time to check each coin carefully. After more than 30 years in the nation’s pockets, the familiar round £1 coin was replaced with an all new, 12-sided £1 coin in 2017. 10th January 2017. There is no inscription on the edge of the coin. CYC-Admin Simply enter the total number of silver pounds and/or troy pounds into the silver pound calculator below. Rare or fake? And in 2008 both old type and new type £1 coins were made. All other coins edges seem to read obverse side up. Obviously most coin sides are used for a number of years and all that changes is the date. None of them are very rare are they. I have 3 x 1988 pound coins and I am not sure which if any is genuine. Could you help please? Pound: 443,053,510 Shop Now! Compared to the 1983 new £1 coins that were also struck in huge numbers, the 20017 ones are pretty poor quality and often seem to have problems. think I either have a fake one or a miss struck one ? I have looked online but have not been able to find any information regarding this. Details of all £1 coins are shown on separate pages, linked to below (click on text to see details for that date. I have a celtic cross £1 coin, but it has the cross on both sides, no head, no date, anyone have any info ? You can also click on the silver pound and troy pound weight icons to increment each value by one. Many thanks for the link. Smokingbaz Rubsta Values have indeed gone up, but £80 with a bit on the high side. Coin value - <$1 . Hi I have a £1 coin on the Queens Head side it reads Elizabeth 11. I have 20012, 2009, all the 2009 say Elizabeth 11 Gibraltar. I wrote this on the subject:, I have £1 coin with Flax Plant design but the date is 1993 everything else is correct, CYC-Admin £6.00 3d 20h. The orientation and position of the edge writing on all coins is completely random. 26th June 2017. GRA. Weight 5.65 g. ONE SHILLING / FID DEF IND IMP / 1948 /Scottish crest GEORGIVS VI D G BR OMN REX / Head left KM#864 Coin value - <$1 . FID. 14th January 2017, Mostly no. Edge lettering up the wrong way? This drives the price up somewhat above the silver-only value. I don’t think there are any known fakes yet. : I get a lot of enquiries about the wording on the edges of £1 and £2 coins. Thank you for your time reading my comment. The original 1998 coins were sold in sets only but some genuine ones have been found, from sets that have been broken up. There are/were some incredibly good fakes dated mid 1990s. Finally finished, the 1988 coin took over a year to get despite asking for my change in coins everytime I shop! My 2007/8/9 all appear to have the same head. The 5th portrait shield reverse £1 was the one only available in sets. Specifications of the £1 coin are shown at the bottom of this page. Many different reverse designs were used on the original £1 coin, alternating design themes each year for the UK, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England. Each one pound proof coin contains 0.283 troy ounces of silver. Hi, I have 2 X 1983 £1 coins with the coat of arms, the edge writing is upside down on one, is there any value to either of them please? January that there are 2 heads for 2008. I have a 2002 coat of arms over the phone many have said fake and when it’s seen it looks genuine mint from the lettering around the edge to inscription to queens head though that looks like it’s had a bit of a bump any info would be appreciated. I have looked online but have not been able to find any information regarding this. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see the difference!Now the proofs are made of silver. there are vertical line embossed but no 1 or £ . There are more than 6.2 million 2010 Belfast coins in circulation, meaning it is the … Yes, it’s probably rarer than the Kew, but it is a sets only coin and that takes the shine off it for a lot of collectors who prefer to collect coins that can be found in change. CYC-Admin Does any one know how rare is a 2016 “Shield” one pound coin. I have 1997, 2001 and 2012 one pound coins with Decus et Tutamen edge which reads reverse side up, but a 1991 coin which reads the same but obverse side up. 21st March 2017. 9th October 2016. The reverse design of the first £1 coin showed a detailed and intricate depiction of the Royal Coat of Arms. 7th November 2017, I have an uncirculated 1999 Rampant Lion £1 coin which seem to have over taken the Edinburgh £1 in value on ebay by a long way. 18th September 2017. Three Cent Silver – 1851-1873. Opinions appreciated. Coin Publications is a family business and currently publishes a range of 14 books on coins and medals: I have found a 1996 castle and key £1 coin, I can’t find it on your website. Usually the Chinese only make fakes of the more expensive coins. It’s certainly a wrong ‘un. 23rd October 2016. 1 pound 2013 nickel-brass 1 POUND / TINWALD HILL ST JOHN'S CHAPEL ISLE OF MAN ELIZABETH II / 2013 Coin value - $5-6 . Geoff Hetherington DEF. 24th February 2017, I have a 2010 pound coin with London on it. The sovereign is a gold coin of the United Kingdom that has a nominal value of one pound sterling.Struck since 1817, it was originally a circulating coin that was accepted in Britain and elsewhere in the world; it is now a bullion coin and is sometimes mounted in jewellery. Does the 2008 Old (Royal Arms) one pound coin realy exist? Make offer. And no rim beading as standard. Hey i have the welsh flower pound coin but the queens head is upside down is this fake? Weight 5.65 g. ONE SHILLING / FID DEF / 1949 /English crest 28th February 2017. If 1998 £1 was only in BU annual packs will there realistically be any in general circulation or will most of them be fakes? Many thanks, CYC-Admin Sarah. 2003: 61,596,500 I think they do sell for a little more than face value but I’m not really sure to be honest. These three coins also have the lowest mintage figures of any £1 design. 22nd April 2017, Thanks for all your information I now have all 47 pound coins from 1983 to 2017 inclusive, hi i have a new pound coin that’s odd coloured- l sort of copper on one side – stands out cleanly against others. Thickness: 3.15mm I have got an isle of man £1 and it has got an unusual pattern around the edge and a unusual font on one side, dated 1989. The incredibly rare NEW £1 coin worth £3,000 - man reveals the moment he discovered 'faulty' pound was worth thousands. $10 -$20. 6th July 2016. CYC-Admin I happen to have a 1995 in front of me now with the English Oak reverse. 1st March 2017. There are 4 other reverse patterns for IoM £1 coins including a 1979 one at half thickness. Dr Baqai The new 12-sided £1 coin is here. Starting in 1983 the UK standardized the 1 pound coin as shown in our pictures. Keep your eye out for one of these rare and valuable 'round pound' coins. The book or the app is a good place to start. 24th October 2016. and the app for Android (search Play for Check Your Change). No, there’s only one type for 1998. 1 British Pound is about $1.62 USD/CAD or about $1.14 Euros. Joseph evans I couldn’t possibly say without seeing it, but certainly any coins with reverses that don’t match the dates that I have seen are always fakes. $100 – $450. J. McKee When the coin is no longer legal tender &. THe Elizabeth bit is infront of her face. Very interesting collection of fakes. In 1999 they used the Scottish Lion and in 2000 the Welsh Dragon. Rick. I have just received a 2013 £1.00 coin with Edge: DECUS ET TUTAMEN, and their is no rim beading on either side of the coin.And an oak branch and a rose for England and for Wales, is iit worth more than the face value please. 23rd October 2017. Each one pound proof coin contains 0.283 troy ounces of silver.Under normal circumstances, the proof coins would be worth their weight in silver, so multiply the current price of silver (found at by 0.283 and you have the value of a silver proof coin. 13th January 2017. 3rd March 2017. One of on reverse has dragon. Coin values are based on a number of factors, such as rarity, condition, and the content of the Precious Metals within. It’s an Isle of Man coin, which are not included on this website. I have two 2 pounds with “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants” but instead of “2001”, on on one appear “1998” and the other “1999”. 14th April 2017. It is an error, but not a particularly significant one. I have a 1992 one pound coin with writing decus et tutamen. 27th September 2016, The tiny writing says… Other rare designs include the 2011 Cardiff £1 coin and the 2010 London £1. Mismatching obverse/reverse and edge lettering always indicate a fake coin. 26th November 2016. 10th July 2017. On ebay the 2016 “Shield” pound is selling at L80. CYC-Admin 1959) Imprint. A lot of the images show just the type of obverse/reverse in question and that means quite often I used the same one for a number of different dates, so the dates aren’t always right in the images. Everyone keeps saying they start from 2009 but mine says 2008 :/ In normal used condition you should redeem it for face value at your bank.   &nbps;   Yes, just as common as the writing being up the other way. Greetings During his reign, Egypt was governed by Wāli Sa'id Pasha from 1861 to 1863 and then by Wāli (later Khedive) Isma'il Pasha (1830–1895) fro… Yes, it sounds very much like a real coin. Copyright 2009 to 2020, all rights reserved. Mintages And on the ROYAL MINT website, from the mintage page, it said: ” CoinQuest concentrates on coins that are not artificially inflated. Thanks, CYC-Admin Returns, money back. Lots of them seem to have ‘Pemember’ etc. 21st February 2018. After Abdülmecid I died from health complications in 1861, his younger brother, Abdülaziz (Abdul Aziz), succeeded him as Sultan that year and held the position until 1876. Three Cent Nickel – … Hey I have a 1989 £1 coin from the isle of man with an old brick style mobile phone on the front and the words ‘ellan vannin’, have you any idea if it’s worth anything? Thanks. The design on the reverse side of the current, 12-sided coin features I think a couple have been found before, but as they will only have come from broken up packs they are very hard to find. There are no known actual errors where they have been made with the wrong reverse for the date. 29th October 2019. This coin is also “very scarce”, with just over 1.5 million minted. 6th March 2017. They’ll always be worth £1 and banks will probably accept them for decades. Yes, lots of them. Stephen Thanks for the help . Very pleased to hear from you. The front has a portrait of the Queen that is not listed above. 8th November 2016, Easy B I have a 1983 and 1989 One Pound coins, and not a collector – I assume that they are not usable if I visit the UK 2018/2019! CYC-Admin I’m not aware of any fakes of those. CYC-Admin Kimberley You may use these HTML tags and attributes:
, Coin Publications/Rotographic published the original “Check Your Change” booklets from 1965 to 1971. Almost certainly a fake as I’ve never seen a genuine coin with mis matching sides. Gibraltar and other territory coins are not dealt with on this website I’m afraid. How much does original 1985 Welsh coin worth now. Ignore the dates on most images, the pictures are just there to show the type, so in the case of the heads side they show the correct portrait of the queen for that year (and other correct details). Logically, in the future it’ll be the coins that were not included in sets that will be the hardest to find in perfect condition. From shop PopnBensCollectibles. CYC-Admin 11th April 2017. Could it be fake?, Phone 020 308 69996, © 2018, Coin Publications, a Rotographic (est. Perhaps someone gold plated it. Hi, I have a complete set of all 46 round pound coins, many are circulated and some uncirculated, some are very rare and some are in mint condition. Jules, CYC-Admin CYC-Admin Im trying to finish a colection of all circulated £1 coins and am confused over numbers issued. They shouldn’t accept fake ones, the same as they shouldn’t now. It’s not a UK mainland coin. That's fairly exciting, but what's more interesting is whether any of these new coins are worth fare more than their £1 face value. Dr Baqai. reg adams Looks a bit dodgy to me. I haven’t found a 2008 dated coin as yet. I’ve updated the collectability scale and also the pricing for it in the Check Your Change app. Are the 2009 and 2016 (Royal Arms) Shield both uncirculated editions ? Long time no speak Dr Baqai! Hi, I believe I have a valuable new £1 coin as it has a printing defect, can you advise please? It’s just a coincidence that most are one way. As the round pounds will be disappearing it’s potentially possible that any of them could be worth more than face value to someone who needs that coin. Can u help?? I’m not sure if there are figures available. Anyone know why and what the mintage of this was, CYC-Admin It’ll be the version with the 5th portrait of the Queen, which were circulated (the other type wasn’t). This is the 2006 One Pound Coin and since decimalisation on 15 February 1971, we have £1 = 100p, that is One Pound = 100 pence. It’ll be a fake one. Obviously there is a big demand for them, but prices are probably also influenced by hype and the extra demand from lots of people that buy them with the intention of selling on again. 6th November 2017, hello there,which 2015 shield was available only in sets? Any £1 coins with mis matching reverses are usually forgeries. However, circumstances are not completely normal. And in internet shops the BU sets containig it are sellig out. Hi I have a couple of the Gibraltar neanderthal £1 coins. Sometimes they are worth more than face value, simply because they are not encountered often. No one even used to look until the Sun put some nonsense out there a couple of years ago. Typical when you don’t really want one. 18th September 2017. One pound elizabeth 2 rare uk coins 1 pound elizabeth ii 4th portrait 1987 1992 oak tree and royal diadem what s the churchill crown worth rare pound coins which are the most. Not silver in colour almost yellow to say. I have 2 new 2016 1 pound coins without the hologram. The bust is basically the same, but there was a subtle change to the obverse (no rim beading) for the new 2008 £1 coin with the new reverse. Many Thanks. Refer to coin catalogs to find approximate values of the proofs. The outer band is subtly, but definitely different. 3rd January 2017. Conditions. The United Kingdom Silver Proof One Pound Coin 1985 The Royal Mint G110. 18th February 2017. The Check Your Change Collectability scale,,,, 27th November 2016. After decimalisation they became part of the “Collectors’ Coins” series and have been published annually for 53 years. The 2012 says Elizabeth Queen of Gibraltar 2012 and the head is significally smaller aa are the shoulders? It is the discovery of a neanderthal Skull in Gibraltar found in 1848, It’s very likely to be a forgery, that (wrong obverse/reverse combination) is a good way to spot them, or at least it was until they were replaced. CYC-Admin found this gold colour £1 one pound in my change i have left some picture links below what are peoples thoughts. Coins (I have all 5) Old One Pound (£1) Coins - Flower Floral X 4, *Very Rare now* (A6) £4.19 4d 23h. $ 1983 Proof: Pound: 107,800 Shop Now! 21st April 2017. The writing on the edge? The story behind Photo 51 - Rosalind Franklin DNA 50p. Is it a fake? 31st October 2019. CYC-Admin many thanks in advance Brian Harris ‘Discovery of Neanderthal skull in Gibraltar 1848’, Are the Isle of man coins valuable? I wouldn’t have thought that the odd issue like that will add any value (at least it shouldn’t). That changes things. The obverses and reverses are all correct but the positions of the inscriptions vary. None are actually commemorative designs. Sounds like the normal 2013 England floral £1 coin, which has a rose and oak representing England. 21st November 2019. a lot people said that but when tested for gold content by a 3 different jewlers in london it tested as 22ct gold. That’s normal. Impossible to say without seeing it. 13th March 2017, You’ll have to get a picture to me: thank you. great site! With only one £1 coin design in circulation, this week we turn our attention to the 50p coin - but the new Rosalind Franklin DNA 50p will probably not enter circulation.. All the round one pound coin designs shown on this page were withdrawn from circulation on 15th of October 2017 to be replaced by a new 12 sided design. Ships in a business day with tracking. It has featured the profile of Queen Elizabeth II since the original coin's introduction on 21 April 1983. hello, I have found a ‘flax’ £1 coin but it is dated Holding the coins vertically, one has the ‘et’ just off 12 o clock, with the second, it’s more like 1 o clock and the third has it at 2.30. 8th August 2017, There are a couple of different common errors here and there are no known fakes yet:, bayernnie However, circumstances are not completely normal. the 4th or the 5th portrait?thx, CYC-Admin British 1 Pound Coin, Various Designs of Withdrawn Coin, Several Dates Available, Sell By The Piece PopnBensCollectibles. Are they of any value to sell, or could I exchange them for any currently viable coins if I visit UK? I’ve got a 2008 Neanderthal skull £1…is that worth anything? 26th November 2016. The 2016 Shield and the 1998 Royal arms coins were not put into general circulation so are only obtainable from sets (or sets that people have broken up). If that's ok please click 'continue'. I have a 1993 pound coin with the writing around the outside upside down, is this common? It is a 2007 coin. It’s from Gibralter and reads- Discovery of Neanderthal skull in Gibralter 1848. CYC-Admin Sellers with highest buyer ratings. I wish I had £1 for every time someone asked due to that misinformation. Marius Yes Dr B, though I must admit, it’s book and app are taking up the most time lately. All these coins you find in circulation are made of nickel-brass and are worth face value: one pound in the UK. Coinquest.Com, all the 2009 say Elizabeth 11 Gibraltar very Clean they are known like that but when tested gold! This guide, it ’ s not really sure to be checking your £1 coins pound troy., isn ’ t amazing castle and key £1 coin was Round and made! Design, so it ’ s standard value the bottom of this was, CYC-Admin 6th 2017. Are figures available - Flower Floral x 4, * very rare now * ( A6 £4.19... 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