How the new 12-sided £1 coin has stumped counterfeiters



The new pound coin has stumped the counterfeiters, with no evidence the 12-sided design can be faked, a Government minister has said.
Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Andrew Jones hailed the latest quid as the most secure form of currency in the world as he marked a significant milestone in the coin's introduction.
There are now more new pound coins in circulation than their round predecessor - a coin that had become an easy target for counterfeiters.
Mr Jones was at a high-security coin storage facility in Belfast to celebrate what he called a "tipping point" in the... read more

 
27 July 2017 in Regional West, Views: 34
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