Edge Inscriptions on the Round One Pound Coin - One of the interesting features of the round pound was the edge inscription. Although it is not uncommon to have edge inscriptions they do not appear on all coins as plain or milled edges are often used.
History of the One-Pound Coin - The Pound is the main currency of the UK and the one pound (GBP £1 sterling) coin is in everyday circulation. The one pound coin replaced the previous one pound banknote in April 1983 and the round one pound coin itself was replaced with a 12-sided, bi-metallic coin in 2017.
New One-Pound Coin Production Hits One Billion: It’s time to get rid of the old pound coins. - The new bi-metallic, 12-sided One-Pound (£1) coin which was launched on 28 March 2017 has now reached a production of one billion. It's time to get rid of the old pound coins.