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Today is the day the familiar “sound round pound” coins of the UK are demonetised (taken out of circulation) to be replaced by a new super secure bimetallic version. The £1 coin first came into circulation in 1983, when it replaced an earlier pound note. These coins are made from copper, zinc and nickel, but before their replacement, were often counterfeited.
I managed to save one pound coin as a souvenir, which now sits in my drawer at work.
Today is the first day of issue of the UK’s new ultra-secure bimetallic one-pound coin, the first major overhaul of the denomination since its minting began in 1983. It comes with microprinting and a latent image device underneath the Queen’s profile. Banks here at Tottenham Court Road in London will be among the first to distribute the coin to customers.
Some are suggesting that the current £11billion tax bill owed by Apple Inc. to the Irish treasury could have such severe political ramifications, Ireland may choose to follow Britain’s lead and make a swift exit from the EU.