This coin is 1 of 24 designs which are currently being collected by people taking part in the great british one pound coin race. If you would like to join in or find out more, visit the change checker website. You can see all the designs to collect including the 1988 Shield of the Royal Arms coin on our special £1 coin race collector chart.
|Coin Year||Entered Circulation||Active Circulation*|
Change Checking Chances: When receiving a £1 coin in your change you have about a 1 in 670 chance of finding this design.
|Coin Name||1988 Shield of the Royal Arms representing the United Kingdom|
|Edge Inscription||DECUS ET TUTAMEN|
|Design By:||Derek Gorringe|
Notes: Entered Circulation data from The Royal Mint website. *Active Circulation is an estimated figure based on an assumed year on year reduction in circulating coins.