The 2006 silver proof one pound coin features one of Northern Ireland's most famous landmarks, the magnificent Egyptian Arch Bridge. This is the third £1 coin in a series of four bridge designs by Edwina Ellis, each paying homage to one of the four countries of the United Kingdom.
Struck in 0.925 sterling silver, this British legal tender coin is exempt from Capital Gains Tax. The coin comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity.
The modern one pound coin was introduced in 1983 to replace the £1 banknote. It was decided that there would be a five year cycle with a British coin followed by four coins which would each represent one of the countries of th United Kingdom. This Bridges collection celebrates the excellence of British engineering.
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.
The obverse bears the right facing fourth coin portrait of Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley and the inscription:
The engraving of the Egyptian Arch bridge by Edwina Ellis is featured on the reverse of this one pound coin with the denomination, "ONE POUND".
|Version||Diameter (mm)||Weight (grams)||Metal||Alloy||Actual Metal Weight (troy ounces)||Issue Limit|
|Uncirculated in Folder||22.50||9.50||Nicke-brass|
|Silver Proof||22.50||9.50||Silver||0.925 Silver||0.2825||7,500|
|Piedfort Silver Proof||22.50||19||Silver||0.925 Silver||0.5650||5,739|
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