1 Pound (UK, 1984)

1 Pound – UK, Thistle and Royal Diadem representing Scotland

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Date of Issue & Mintage

1984 :
1989 :

Thistle and royal diadem representing Scotland.

Edge Inscription:
NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT

Designed by:
Leslie Durbin

Obverse Designers Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen
1984 Arnold Machin
1989 Raphael Maklouf
Reverse Designer Leslie Durbin

About the design

Tuesday 24 April 1984 saw the beginning of a new chapter in the history of United Kingdom coinage with the introduction into circulation of the Scottish £1 coin. Designed by renowned silversmith Leslie Durbin, the reverse appropriately depicts the Scottish thistle encircled by the Royal Diadem.

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