Billon 2 Gani; 3.18 g, 17 mm, 5h. nm, nd.
O: (Nagari inscription around) Sri Sultan Alavadin
R: (Arabic inscription with portions off flan)
Posted by JG at 14:42
In late July, during a visit to London and it's environs I encountered the New 12-sided Pound Coin in my change. The coin is obviously different from the old Pound Coins in that it is bimetallic and 12-sided to begin with, but it is supposed to be one of the most secure coins around (we shall see). Considering how the old pound was counterfeited, the Royal Mint better hope that it's micro-printing and other devices do in fact secure the coin for the foreseeable future.
Click on the link below to learn more about it's interesting features:
The New Pound Coin
Posted by JG at 10:55