Is my Three Lions passant guardant £1 coin rare and valuable?

Three Lions passant guardant
The Three Lions passant guardant design is the seventeenth rarest £1 coin in circulation and has a value of 1 pound.

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 Three Lions passant guardant coin on our special £1 coin race collector chart.

Coin YearEntered CirculationActive Circulation*
1997, 2002134,935,45082,823,180

Change Checking Chances: When receiving a £1 coin in your change you have about a 1 in 18 chance of finding this design.

Additional information about this £1 coin:
Coin Name Three Lions passant guardant representing England
Denomination £1
In Circulation Yes
Edge Inscription DECUS ET TUTAMEN
Design By: Norman Sillman

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.