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How coins are made

A short film on how £1 coins are made at the Royal Mint was produced as part of The Magic of Making series of children’s programmes.

You can watch the film below.

To find out more about the methods used in making coins, both today and in the past, you might like to visit the Making money section. Details of the other films in The Magic of Making series – on subjects ranging from church bells to the Queen’s roof at Buckingham Palace – may be found on their website: