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There Are Faulty New Pounds In Circulation, Mint Admits

The new pound was described as "the most secure coin in the world" when it was released in March this year, but the Royal Mint has now admitted that some are faulty. Read More >>

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Nine Things You Might Not Know About the Great British Pound

Ladies and Gentlemen, please stand and prepare for God Save the Queen… It was 30 years ago this week that Chancellor Nigel Lawson announced that the pound note was a goner, to be replaced by the already-in-circulation pound coin to change pockets, purses and vending machines forever. Read More >>

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More Secure 12-Sided £1 Coin Shown Off to Distract Us From Budget Day

Ahead of today's budget, Chancellor George Osborne dipped into his pocket and displayed a new 12-sided £1 coin, the coin's first redesign in 30 years. The reasoning behind this costly move? It's less-easy prey for counterfeiters, supposedly. Read More >>