Those crafty counterfeiters are trying to pass off their fake coins! Could you help us and be a coin detective?

The Royal Mint needs to make sure that counterfeits are hard to make and easy to spot. When the 12-sided £1 coin was introduced in 2017 it included many different security features and is the most secure coin in the world. Watch the video below to find out more. Can you count how many security features are in the £1 coin?

Watch the video below to find out more. Can you count how many security features are in the £1 coin?

 

 

 

Now you know what a real £1 coin should look like you can check your own coins.

 

Download our worksheet and become a coin detective.

 

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