2004 One Pound Coin

A representation of the Forth Railway Bridge

A representation of the Forth Railway Bridge inside a border of railway tracks.

Issued 2004 
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 
2004 Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Edwina Ellis
Edge Inscription Decorative pattern symbolising bridges and pathways
Edge Milled
Mintage  39,162,000* 

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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