2005 One Pound Coin

A representation of the Menai Bridge inside a border of railings and stanchions

A representation of the Menai Bridge inside a border of railings and stanchions

Issued 2005 
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 
2005 Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Edwina Ellis
Edge Inscription Decorative pattern symbolising bridges and pathways
Edge Milled
Mintage  99,429,500* 

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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