1984 & 1989 One Pound Coin

Thistle and royal diadem representing Scotland

Thistle and royal diadem representing Scotland

Issued 1984, 1989
Specifications  
Diameter 22.5mm
Weight 9.5 g
Thickness 3.15mm
Composition Nickel-Brass
(70% copper, 5.5%
nickel, 24.5% zinc)
Obverse Designers Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen
1984 Arnold Machin
1989 Raphael Maklouf
Reverse Designer Leslie Durbin
Edge Inscription NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT
Edge Milled
 Mintages 1984: 146,256,501
1989: 70,580,501 *

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Since its launch on 21 April 1983 the £1 has always represented the United Kingdom and its constituent parts; England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

 

*Mintage figure based on UK decimal coins issued into general circulation up to 31/12/12