New £1 coin is supposed to be 'unfakeable' - but the first fake one might have just been found

The new £1 coin is supposed to be 'unfakeable' - but one eagle-eyed punter thinks he might have spotted the first forged quid seen in circulation.
The 12-sided coin, dated 2016, found in Huddersfield appears different to other recently minted change.
From the side it looks like two coins melted together while the Queen's neck protrudes at the bottom and her head is misaligned, as is the wording around the edge, The Huddersfield Daily Examiner reports.
Its new owner, Martin Shaw, said: "It just didn’t feel right and it was certainly different to the other pound coins. My first thought... read more

 
12 February 2018 in Regional East, Views: 22
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