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Coin type: One Pound
Description

The British one pound (£1) coin is a denomination of the pound sterling. Its obverse has featured the profile of Queen Elizabeth II since the coin’s introduction on 9 February 1983. Three different portraits of the Queen have been used, with the latest design by Ian Rank-Broadley being introduced in 1998. The current standard reverse, featuring the Royal Shield, was introduced in 2008. In addition to the standard reverse one or two new designs are minted each year.

The coin was introduced on the 9 February 1983 to replace the Bank of England one pound note which ceased to be issued at the end of 1984 and was removed from circulation on 11 March 1988, though still redeemable at the Bank's offices, like all English banknotes. One-pound notes continue to be issued in Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man, and by the Royal Bank of Scotland, but the pound coin is much more widely used.

In 2017, a new 12-sided design is to be introduced. The coin is to be of a similar 12-sided shape to the pre-decimal brass threepence coin, have roughly the same size as the current £1 coin and will be bi-metallic like the current £2 coin. The new design is intended to make counterfeiting more difficult, also via an undisclosed hidden security feature.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Sub-type of Sub-types One Pound (One year types)
One Pound (Royal Arms)
One Pound (Thistle and Diadem)
One Pound (Leek and Diadem)
One Pound (Flax and Diadem)
One Pound (Oak Tree and Diadem)
One Pound (Lion)
One Pound (Dragon)
One Pound (Celtic Cross)
One Pound (Three Lions)
One Pound (Shield of the Royal Arms)
Face value1 (x Pound)
Years produced1983 - ? CurrentYes
MaterialNickel-Brass Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22.5000 Thickness (mm)3.1500
Mass (g)9.5000
Obverse

Obverse inscription

Reverse

Reverse inscription

Edge Edge inscription

List of 42 coins of type: One Pound from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
One pound 1983 443,053,510 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
One pound 1984 146,256,501 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
One pound 1985 228,430,749 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1986 10,409,501 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1987 39,298,502 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1988 (Royal Arms Shield - Gorringe Design) 7,118,825 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1989 70,580,501 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1990 97,269,302 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1991 38,443,575 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1992 36,320,487 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1993 114,744,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1994 29,752,525 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1995 34,503,501 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1996 89,886,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1997 57,117,450 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
One pound 1998 0 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 1999 0 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2000 109,496,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2001 63,968,065 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2002 77,818,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2003 61,596,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2004 (Forth Railway Bridge) 39,162,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2005 (Menai Bridge) 99,429,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2006 (Egyptian Arch Bridge) 38,938,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2007 (Millennium Bridge) 26,180,160 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2008 (Royal Arms) 3,910,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2008 (Shield) 43,827,300 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2009 27,625,600 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2010 (Belfast) 6,205,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2010 (London) 2,635,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2010 57,120,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2011 (Cardiff) 1,615,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2011 (Edinburgh) 935,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2011 25,415,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2012 35,700,030 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2013 (England) 5,270,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2013 (Wales) 5,270,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2013 13,090,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2014 (Northern Ireland) None Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2014 (Scotland) None Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2014 None Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One pound 2015 None Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
One Pound: Some useful external links
The Royal Mint Museum: One pound coin