One Pound 2017, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

One Pound 2017, Coin from United Kingdom
CoinOne Pound 2017

The British one pound (£1) coin is a circulating denomination of the Pound Sterling. The coin was introduced in 1983 to replace the Bank of England one pound note which ceased to be issued at the end of 1984. The original coin was round and was made of nickel-brass. A large number of reverse designs were issued in this format until it was discontinued in 2016, and its legal tender status withdrawn at midnight on Sunday 15th October 2017.

The new 12-sided £1 coin was introduced into circulation in the United Kingdom on 28th March 2017, with coins minted earlier and dated 2016.

The coin has a 12-edged shape, similar to the pre-decimal brass threepence coin; it has roughly the same size as the previous £1 coin, and is bi-metallic like most £2 coins. Bimetallic means it is made of two metals - the outer ring is gold coloured (nickel-brass) and the inner ring is silver coloured (nickel-plated non-ferrous alloy).

A security feature is a "latent image" - something like a hologram that changes from a "£" symbol to the number "1" when the coin is seen from different angles. Another security feature is micro-lettering - very small lettering on the lower inside rim on both sides of the coin, "ONE POUND" on the obverse (“heads”) side and the year of production on the reverse side, for example "2016", "2017" etc.

The new design is intended to make counterfeiting (which affected the earlier type significantly) more difficult, and also has an undisclosed hidden security feature called "iSIS" (Integrated Secure Identification Systems), thought to be a code embedded in the top layer of metal on the obverse of the coin, visible only under a specific wavelength of ultraviolet light.

Coins issued in 2017 have now been circulating for only three years.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage749,697,050 (749.7 million), Rarity: C3 (Extremely Common)
Obverse
United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 - obverse photo

Crowned old head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem crown worn for her Coronation (effigy known as the "Fifth Portrait"). Running continuously around the effigy is the monarch's legend and the date: 2017 · ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D. Translated from Latin: 2017 Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith.

In tiny letters below the head, the artist's initials J.C (for Jody Clark).

Repeated multiple times in micro-text around the rim: ONE POUND. A security feature is a "latent image" under the Queen's effigy - something like a hologram that changes from a £ symbol to the number 1 when the coin is seen from different angles.

Obverse Inscription 2017 · ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D
Reverse
United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 - reverse photo

The reverse design, known as Nations of the Crown, represents the United Kingdom and its four constituent parts - Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England and features their floral emblems, respectively the English rose, the Welsh leek, the Scottish thistle and the Northern Irish shamrock emerging from one stem within a royal coronet.

Around below, the value and denomination: ONE POUND.

Repeated multiple times in micro-text around the rim, the date: 2017.

The design was created by David Pearce who won a public competition at the age of 15. His initials, DP, are in the right field under the crown.

Reverse Inscription ONE POUND
EdgeMilled interrupted - grooves on alternate sidesEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

The Royal Mint released sales figures in March 2020; however, some of them are not final as some of the products listed were still available for sale at that time.

One Pound 2017: Known varieties
Variety Brilliant Uncirculated in presentation folder United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 / Brilliant Uncirculated in presentation folder - reverse photo
Mintage 80,850 (included in total)
Details

Royal Mint Product Code: UK17D1BU. Issue price: £10.00.

Variety In mint sets United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 / In mint sets - obverse photo United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 / In mint sets - reverse photo
Mintage unknown
Details

Brilliant Uncirculated coins in Royal Mint sets:

2017 United Kingdom Definitive Coin Set - 8 coins, circulating designs only, Royal Mint Product Code: DUW17​, Spink US61-2017, issue price £30

2017 United Kingdom Annual Coin Set - 13 coins incl. the King Canute £5 and the House of Windsor £5, Royal Mint Product Code: DU17​, Spink US60-2017, issue price £55

In Sets 2017 United Kingdom Annual Coin Set - The Coins of 2017, mintage 27,551
13 coins: £5 King Canute, £5 House of Windsor, £2 Britannia, £2 Jane Austen, £2 Aviation, £1 Nations of the Crown, 50p, 50p Sir Isaac Newton, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p, 1p

2017 United Kingdom Definitive Coin Set - The Definitive Coins of 2017, mintage 12,980
8 coins: £2 Britannia, £1 Nations of the Crown, 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p, 1p
- variety: My First Coins & Baby Journal (2017), mintage unknown (included in the above set)
- variety: Coins of Your Wedding Year 2017, mintage unknown (included in the above set)
Variety Proof FDC
Mintage unknown
Details

Proof FDC coins in Royal Mint sets:

2017 United Kingdom Proof Coin Set Collector Edition - 13 coins incl. the King Canute £5 and the House of Windsor £5 plus a medal, Royal Mint Product Code: D17COLL​, Spink PS123-2017, issue price £145, issue limit 15,000

2017 United Kingdom Premium Proof Coin Set - 13 coins incl. the King Canute £5 and the House of Windsor £5 plus a premium medal, Royal Mint Product Code: D17PM​, Spink PS122-2017, issue price £195, issue limit 7,500

In Set The 2017 United Kingdom Proof Coin Set Collector Edition, mintage 7,522
13 coins: £5 King Canute, £5 House of Windsor, £2 Britannia, £2 Jane Austen, £2 Aviation, £1 Nations of the Crown, 50p, 50p Sir Isaac Newton, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p, 1p
- variety: The 2017 United Kingdom Premium Proof Coin Set, mintage 3,603 (not included in the above set)
Variety Silver Proof FDC United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 / Silver Proof FDC - obverse photo United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 / Silver Proof FDC - reverse photo
Mintage 12,470
Material0.925 Silver
Details

23.03 mm, 10.47 g of sterling silver; the outer ring is selectively gold-plated. 12,470 individual coins, plus coins in sets.

Single Coin:
Royal Mint Product Code: UK17D1SP. Issue price: £75.00. Edition limit: 25,000. Maximum Coin Mintage: 26,600.

In set:
The 2017 United Kingdom Silver Proof Coin Set - 13-coin set, Royal Mint Product Code: D17SP. Issue price: £625.00. Edition limit: 1,500.

In Set The 2017 United Kingdom Silver Proof Coin Set, mintage 609
13 coins: £5 King Canute, £5 House of Windsor, £2 Britannia, £2 Jane Austen, £2 Aviation, £1 Nations of the Crown, 50p, 50p Sir Isaac Newton, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p, 1p
Variety Silver Proof Piedfort
Mintage 4,480
Material0.925 Silver
Details

Double the thickness and weight of the silver proof: 20.92 g of sterling silver. Royal Mint Product Code: UK17D1PF. Edition limit: 4,500.

Variety Gold Proof FDC United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 / Gold Proof FDC - obverse photo United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 / Gold Proof FDC - reverse photo
Mintage 2,008
Material0.917 Gold
Details

17.72 g of 22 carat gold (inner circle - 22 carat yellow gold, outer ring - 22 carat red gold), 23.03 mm.
Royal Mint Product Code: UK17D1GP. Issue price: £1130.00. Edition limit: 2,017. Maximum Coin Mintage: 2,151.

In Sets The 2017 United Kingdom Gold Proof Definitive Coin Set, mintage 24
13 coins: £5 King Canute, £5 House of Windsor, £2 Britannia, £2 Jane Austen, £2 Aviation, £1 Nations of the Crown, 50p, 50p Sir Isaac Newton, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p, 1p

Farewell & Nations of the Crown UK £1 Gold Proof Two-Coin Set, mintage 100
2 coins: £1 Nations of the Crown, Last Round Pound
Variety Platinum Proof FDC United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 / Platinum Proof FDC - obverse photo United Kingdom / One Pound 2017 / Platinum Proof FDC - reverse photo
Mintage 232
Material0.9995 Platinum
Details

21.56 g of 99.95% platinum. Edition limit: 250.

One Pound 2017: References to Information Used
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Royal Mint 28th March 2019 Mintage link Circulation mintage
Royal Mint Mintage link Varieties mintage
All (51) Coins of Country: United Kingdom, Type: One Pound
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
One Pound 1983 Royal Arms 444,283,310 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait, by Arnold Machin ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1983
One Pound 1984 Thistle and Diadem 146,549,801 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait, by Arnold Machin ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D · 1984
One Pound 1985 Leek and Diadem 228,735,989 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1985
One Pound 1986 Flax and Diadem 10,701,230 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1986
One Pound 1987 Oak Tree and Diadem 39,632,193 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1987
One Pound 1988 Shield 7,361,756 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1988
One Pound 1989 Thistle and Diadem 70,743,774 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1989
One Pound 1990 Leek and Diadem 97,450,960 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1990
One Pound 1991 Flax and Diadem 38,573,694 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1991
One Pound 1992 Oak Tree and Diadem 36,461,234 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1992
One Pound 1993 Royal Arms 114,867,525 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1993
One Pound 1994 Lion Rampant 29,997,217 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1994
One Pound 1995 Dragon 34,669,787 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1995
One Pound 1996 Celtic Cross 90,040,082 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1996
One Pound 1997 Three Lions 57,364,751 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II D · G · REG · F · D · 1997
One Pound 1998 Royal Arms 159,862 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 1998
One Pound 1999 Lion Rampant 216,840 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 1999
One Pound 2000 Dragon 109,686,719 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2000
One Pound 2001 Celtic Cross 64,075,178 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2001
One Pound 2002 Three Lions 77,939,309 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2002
One Pound 2003 Royal Arms 61,776,772 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2003
One Pound 2004 Forth Railway Bridge 39,320,042 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2004
One Pound 2005 Menai Bridge 99,576,565 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2005
One Pound 2006 Egyptian Arch Bridge 39,099,654 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2006
One Pound 2007 Millennium Bridge 26,315,579 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2007
One Pound 2008 Royal Arms 4,100,913 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2008
One Pound 2008 Shield 43,947,300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2008
One Pound 2009 Shield 27,897,014 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2009
One Pound 2010 Shield 57,220,033 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2010
One Pound 2010 London 2,732,157 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2010
One Pound 2010 Belfast 6,303,899 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2010
One Pound 2011 Shield 25,499,981 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2011
One Pound 2011 Cardiff 1,691,907 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2011
One Pound 2011 Edinburgh 935,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2011
One Pound 2012 Shield 35,803,832 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2012
One Pound 2013 Shield 13,137,437 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2013
One Pound 2013 England 5,308,194 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2013
One Pound 2013 Wales 5,308,194 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2013
One Pound 2014 Shield 79,347,794 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2014
One Pound 2014 Northern Ireland 5,811,821 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2014
One Pound 2014 Scotland 5,216,821 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2014
One Pound 2015 Shield (Fourth Portrait) 29,625,762 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2015
One Pound 2015 Shield (Fifth Portrait) 25,285 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2015 ·
One Pound 2015 Royal Arms 129,616,985 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2015
One Pound 2016 Shield (mint sets only) 48,830 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2016 ·
One Pound 2016 Last Round Pound 250,182 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2016 ·
One Pound 2016 Bimetallic 648,946,386 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) 2016 · ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D
One Pound 2017 749,697,050 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) 2017 · ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D
One Pound 2018 130,560,000 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) 2018 · ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D
One Pound 2019 unknown Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) 2019 · ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D
One Pound 2020 unknown Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) 2020 · ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D
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One Pound 2017: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeOne Pound (Bimetallic)
Issued2017
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait)
Face Value1 (x Pound)
Circulation Mintage749,616,200 (749.6 million)
Total Mintage749,697,050 (749.7 million), Rarity: C3 (Extremely Common)
CurrentYes
MaterialBimetallic
DesignerDavid Pearce
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
Shape12-sided
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size (mm)23.4300
Thickness (mm)2.8000
Mass (g)8.7500
OCC IDDKLM-EMKC-VVYW-ENZB
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One Pound 2017: Photos
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2017 Great Britain £1 Proof Platinum Nations of the Crown
Copyright: Royal Mint
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2017 Great Britain £1 Proof Platinum Nations of the Crown
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2017 UK Coin £1 Gold Proof Nations of the Crown
Copyright: Chards
Notes: Gold Proof.
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2017 UK Coin £1 Gold Proof Nations of the Crown
Copyright: Chards
Notes: Gold Proof.
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2017 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Nations of the Crown
Copyright: Chards
Notes: Silver Proof.
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2017 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Nations of the Crown
Copyright: Chards
Notes: Silver Proof.
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The New One Pound Coin
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The New One Pound Coin
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The New One Pound Coin | Royal Mint
Copyright: Royal Mint
Notes: Presentation folder.
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One Pound 2017: Catalogue Reference IDs