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Coin: One pound 1996
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value1 (x Pound) TypeOne Pound (Celtic Cross)
Year1996 CurrentYes
Mintage89,886,000 (89.9 million)
MintRoyal Mint
MaterialNickel-Brass DesignerNorman Sillman
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22.5000 Thickness (mm)3.1500
Mass (g)9.5000
Obverse

Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen.

Obverse inscription

ELIZABETH·II D·G·REG·F·D·

Reverse

A Celtic Cross with a Pimpernel Flower in the centre surrounded by an ancient Torc representing Northern Ireland.

Reverse inscription

ONE POUND

Edgeinscribed Edge inscription

DECUS ET TUTAMEN

Notes

DECUS ET TUTAMEN means "An ornament and a safeguard", a quote from Virgil's Aeneid.

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