A depiction of the official badges of the capital cities of the United Kingdom, with the badge of Cardiff being the principal focus
(70% copper, 5.5%
nickel, 24.5% zinc)
||Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen
2011 Ian Rank-Broadley
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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