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1979 Isle of Man £1 Coin

The world's first base-metal circulating £1 coin. This 1979 Minted Isle of Man £1 Coin features Queen Elizabeth the Second on the Obverse and the Three Legs of Mann against a map of the Isle of Man on the Reverse.


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Product Code: AH21

Product Description
  • The Isle of Man was the first country in the world to issue a base-metal circulating £1 coin when it first minted in 1978, five years ahead of the first £1 coin issued in mainland Britain. The coin features Queen Elizabeth the Second on the Obverse and the Three Legs of Mann against a map of the Isle of Man on the Reverse.

    Coin Specifications

    Year of Issue: 1979
    Diameter: 22mm
    Weight: 4g
    Metal: Copper-Nickel-Zinc
    Obverse: Crowned portrait facing right.
    Reverse: The 3 Legs of Mann against a map of the Isle of Man
    Country of Issue: Isle of Man

    Please Note

    See Photo for quality. May have slight tarnishing.

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