Nations of the crown




Issued 2017 (Dated 2016)
Diameter 23.03mm flat to opposing flat,23.43mm point to point.
Weight 8.75g
Composition Centre Nickel-Brass plated, Outer Nickel brass.
Obverse Jody Clark
Reverse David Pearce (aged 15) David Lawrence & Stephen Raw
Edge Milled & plain
Inscription Milled & plain
Mintage (2016: 648,936,536) (2017: 749,616,200) (2018: 130,560,000) 2019: 2020:
B.U card
SOLD 80,850*
Strike your own #2 01/01/17

Design details:

The competition to design the reverse of this coin was opened in September 2014. It was won in March 2015 by 15-year-old David Pearce from Walsall, and unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne during his Budget announcement. The design features a rose, leek, thistle and shamrock bound by a crown. much hype is still centred around the new coin with misinformed sellers putting them on auction sites as wrong dated 2016, the Royal Mint started production in 2016 to meet the demand for it's debut in 2017.

The new £1 coin entered circulation in March it feature's 12 sides. Billed to become the most secure circulating coin in the world, the new £1 has been formally named ‘The Nations of the Crown 2017 UK £1. The coin was designed by 15-year-old David Pearce following a public competition in 2015. The new design is made up of the English rose, the Welsh leek, the Scottish thistle and the Northern Irish shamrock emerging from one stem within a royal coronet to represent the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom. 2017