UK launches new £1 coin

Reverse of new £1 coin
The bimetallic £1 coin includes advanced security features
UK Royal Mint

The UK’s Royal Mint has today (March 28) introduced what it claims is the “world’s most secure coin” into circulation, integrating a new security feature never before used for coin security.

The new 12-sided £1 coin is constructed from two metals of different colours and contains a hidden “high security feature”, developed by the Royal Mint’s in-house technology team, the official UK minter said.

According to the UK Treasury, the high security feature incorporates three tiers of banknote

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