• 1994 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Scottish Lion Pound Sterling 23155
  • 1994 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Scottish Lion Pound Sterling 23157
  • 1994 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Scottish Lion Pound Sterling 23158
  • 1994 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Scottish Lion Pound Sterling 23156
  • 1994 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Scottish Lion Pound Sterling 23155
  • 1994 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Scottish Lion Pound Sterling 23157
  • 1994 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Scottish Lion Pound Sterling 23158
  • 1994 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Scottish Lion Pound Sterling 23156
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1994 UK Coin £1 Silver Proof Scottish Lion

The 1994 Scottish Rampant Lion silver proof one pound coin was designed by Norman Sillman. This is the first in a four coin series featuring national emblems of the countries of the United Kingdom.

Struck in 0.925 sterling silver, this proof coin comes in a presentation box with a certificate.


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The edge is not only milled but also inscribed. The Latin inscription reads:


This translates as "Nobody provokes me with impunity".

In 1937 with the new coinage for George VI, there appeared for the first time, two similar but differing designs for the shilling. One, the English version had an English lion standing on a large crown, another, the Scottish version, had a Scottish lion seated on a smaller crown.

With the new coinage for the start of the reign of Queen Elizabeth in 1953, this issue of twin designs on shillings continued, but the designs changed.The new English version showed three lions in a crowned shield, the Scottish version showed a single lion rampant within a similar shield.

With the advent of decimal currency, the number of coin designs were reduced, presumably to simplify matters, and to reduce the scope for confusion inherent in such a major change. The shilling's replacement, the "five new pence" carried one single design, but this was a crowned thistle, so the Scottish design tradition started in 1937 was continued, although a separate English version was dropped.

On 28 March 2017, the circulated round pound was replaced by the 12 sided £1 coin. On the 15 October the round £1 coin will cease to be legal tender.

Read more about the pound coin in our blogs:

One Pound Coin Designs, The Complete Collection 1983 - 2017

Introducing the New 12 Sided One Pound Coin

One Pound Coin Specifications

Why Did They Make 2016 12 Sided £1 Coins?

What is a 2016 Twelve Sided New £1 Pound Coin Worth?


The obverse bears the third portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, as have all UK coins from 1985 to 1997 inclusive.


A lion rampant, in a double tressure, above the value "ONE POUND" by Norman Sillman.



Version Diameter (mm) Weight (grams) Metal Alloy  Actual Metal Weight (troy ounces) Issue Limit
Ordinary Circulation 22.50 9.50 Nickel-brass     29,752,525
Uncirculated in Folder 22.50 9.50 Nickel-brass     Included above
Silver Proof 22.50 9.50 Silver 0.925 Silver 0.2825 25,000
Piedfort Silver Proof 22.50 19 Silver 0.925 Silver 0.5650 11,722


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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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