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The End Of The Round Pound

#1 by Sheldonboy , Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:52 pm

The last round pound minted today
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35115685


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RE: THE END OF THE ROUND POUND

#2 by Voltman , Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:18 pm

I think you mean the last 'legally' minted pound coin.


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RE: THE END OF THE ROUND POUND

#3 by Sheldonboy , Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:11 pm

Quote: Voltman wrote in post #2
I think you mean the last 'legally' minted pound coin.

Very true they reckon 1 in 30 are fake.
I didn't think you made that many?


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RE: THE END OF THE ROUND POUND

#4 by Slow Jo , Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:28 pm

Saw about this on telly new's ,the new one will be two colours like the 2 pound coin, and 12 sided like the old three penny bit's ,it's suppose to make it harder to copy.


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#5 by Sheldonboy , Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:33 pm

the new pound contains some kind of electronic Gizmo, so fakes will be detected.


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RE: THE END OF THE ROUND POUND

#6 by Slow Jo , Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:02 pm

These clever forgers ,will find a way round it,if it's possible.


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#7 by Sheldonboy , Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:05 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #6
These clever forgers ,will find a way round it,if it's possible.


Maybe in time to come


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RE: THE END OF THE ROUND POUND

#8 by astwood , Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:30 pm

A pound is hardly worth forging anyway


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#9 by Sheldonboy , Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:00 pm

It is if you can make thousands.


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