New 1983 One Pound Coin FDC
On the 21st of April 1980, the Royal Mint struck for the first time a One Pound coin that was NOT made of gold. You had the youthful portrait of the Queen on one side and the arms of Great Britain on the other side. We just found some covers that we bought years and years ago which commemorate this first-ever non-gold Pound. It has a 15 1/2p stamp on it and a picture of the obverse and reverse of the new pound. It has a St. George and the dragon cancellation ‘National Coin Week – National Postal Museum London EC1’. Plus, a blue rubber stamp ‘Posted on the First Day of the Royal Mint Exhibition on the 18th of April 1983 at the National Postal Museum’ and ‘National Coin Week’. All you have to do is add a 1983 Pound and you have a heck of a display piece. We are not offering the coin as many collectors already have it.