Od 28. 3. 2017. novi materijali i tehnologije protiv krivotvorenih kovanica 1 GBP

Irena Žmak, 25.03.2017. 08:20

Nove 12-strane kovanice od 1 GBP bit će u upotrebi od 28. 3. 2017.

The new 12-sided 1 GBP Coin

The Royal Mint

The new technology will allow cash handlers to sort through 4,000 coins a minute and pull out fakes.

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Irena Žmak FSB - The most secure coin in the world

The most secure coin in the world

The new coin has a number of features that make it much more difficult to counterfeit.

12-sidedits distinctive shape makes it instantly recognisable, even by touch.

Bimetallicit is made of two metals. The outer ring is gold coloured (nickel-brass) and the inner ring is silver coloured (nickel-plated alloy).

Latent image it has an image like a hologram that changes from the GBP symbol to the number 1 when the coin is seen from different angles.

Micro-lettering  it has very small lettering on the lower inside rim on both sides of the coin. One pound on the obverse heads side and the year of production on the reverse tails side, for example 2016 or 2017.

Milled edges it has grooves on alternate sides.

Hidden high security feature a high security feature is built into the coin to protect it from counterfeiting in the future.

Irena Zmak FSB - New 1 GBP coins from 28-03-2017