Conterfeit one pound coins
Official figures from the Royal Mint say that around 2.5% of British pound coins are counterfeit whilst unofficial estimates from coin testing companies suggest that the actual rate may be double this. There have been many mainstream media articles have coverering this surge in fake pound coins, for example those at The BBC, The Independent and The Guardian.
I recently had £500 in one pound coins and having read so much about the rate of bogus coins, I couldn't refuse a look!
Read more...First published on 31st December 2009 and last modified on 21st March 2011.
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