1987 & 1992 One Pound Coin

Oak Tree and royal diadem representing England

Oak Tree and royal diadem representing England

Issued 1987, 1992
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
1987 Arnold Machin
1992 Raphael Maklouf
Reverse Designer Leslie Durbin
Edge Inscription DECUS ET TUTAMEN
Edge Milled
Mintage      1987: 39,298,502
1992: 36,320,487 *

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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