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Started by andyg, March 18, 2014, 11:47:34 PM
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Quote from: Bimat on March 23, 2014, 06:55:14 AMDutch counterfeiting ring's £30m swindle behind decision to replace £1 coin(...) Source: The Independent
Quote from: Bimat on March 23, 2014, 07:01:12 AMBy the way, does that also mean that Isle of Man, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Falkland Islands and Jersey will also switch to bimetallic £1 coin?Aditya
Quote from: malj1 on March 19, 2014, 06:00:47 AMThe MailOnline added their quids-worth which is essentially the same as above, but they do say:"why do we need wait 3 years for these?" They do say its to allow time for the parking meters and slot machines to be updated to take the new coins.
Quote from: <k> on March 24, 2014, 10:22:12 AMNothing lasts for ever. But the new coins from the other territories will soon make their way to Britain.
Quote from: <k> on March 25, 2014, 12:20:29 AMYes, it was fun in the 1960s, when I would occasionally find Victorian veiled and bun head pennies and halfpennies. My father told me that coinage of George III still circulated in the 1930s, when he was a boy.
Quote from: chrisild on March 19, 2014, 10:37:19 PMAh, but isn't that like saying the $1 coin is quite common in the US? Yes, my own experiences are limited of course. Maybe things change, or it does depend on where one is.Have not found much info about iSIS by the way. But apparently that is a feature which could be built into any coin, bimetallic or "monometallic". It just makes authentication easier ...Christian