Monday, April 02, 2012

Counterfeit Coins Double in Last Decade

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The number of counterfeit £1 coins has more than doubled in the past decade, with three out of every 100 coins in circulation a fake, it emerged yesterday.

An official study by the Royal Mint found that around 44million are counterfeits – three million more than only nine months ago.

The lower levels of counterfeits found in previous surveys have already led to fears the Royal Mint could be forced to scrap the entire denomination and . . .

Read more at: The Daily Mail

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