1 Pound – UK, Thistle and Royal Diadem representing Scotland
|Date of Issue & Mintage
|Thistle and royal diadem representing Scotland.
|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.