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David Pearce, 15, and a pupil at Queen Mary’s Grammar School in Walsall, beat off fierce competition from over 6,000 entries with his winning design being chosen following a public competition organised by the Royal Mint on behalf of Her Majesty’s

 

New 12-sided pound coin

 

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt. Hon George Osborne has revealed the winning design for the new £1 coin following the public design competition launched in September 2014.  The final design, which will feature as the definitive reverse of the coin – the ‘tails’ side – is based on the artwork of fifteen-year-old David Pearce from Walsall.

 

David Pearce’s design has been refined for use on the final coin with the support of the renowned numismatic artist David Lawrence and lettering expert Stephen Raw

 

The new coin will enter circulation during 2017.

 

 

 

 

 
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