It translates to "An ornament and a safeguard". Decus et Tutamen first appeared on some of the earliest British milled (machine made) coins. or Best Offer **SALE** £1 One Pound Coin Hunt | PROOF & BU Only | Select 1983-2020 | **SALE** £4.75 to £114.75. £2,000.00. £1.49 . Keep your eye out for one of these rare and valuable 'round pound' coins. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for RARE 1983 Royal Arms £1 POUND COIN MINT ERROR UPSIDE DOWN DECUS ET TUTAMEN at the best online prices at eBay… If you have some questions - please write and I'll answer certainly £2.06 postage. Translation: Shame on he who thinks evil of it God and my right . or Best Offer. Lettering: DECUS ET TUTAMEN . Free shipping for many products! Collectability/Scarcity: 1 (for scale details see here) Obverse Type 5 (bust design by (Mr) Jody Clark): Reverse Type 15 (design by Matthew Dent): Edge: DECUS ET TUTAMEN. There are an estimated 122 million old pound coins unaccounted for – and some could be worth a few quid more than face value. Background. Thanks a lot. Milled with incuse legend. Old 1983 £1 Coin . or Best Offer. 1983 One Pound "Royal Arms" (D∙G∙REG∙F∙D∙1983 ELIZABETH∙II HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE DIEU ET MON DROIT ONE POUND) KM# 933 coin and its complete list of years and varieties with prices and values. £0.79 postage. £3,000.00. Royal Coat of Arms 1983 1993 2003 2008 2015 £1 coins one pound coin collectable. One £1 coin was issued in 2003. Although the coin is commonly known as the "Five guinea" piece, during the 17th and 18th centuries it was also known as a Five-pound piece, as the guinea was originally worth twenty shillings (i.e. Apart from the date, this coin is identical to the 1987 £1 coin. It uses the same reverse as the original 1983 coin but now has the new Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of the Queen. One £1 coin was issued in 1992, the national theme was England. Obverse Type 3 (bust design by Ian Rank-Broadley): It was intended to reassure users that the edge of the coins had not been clipped, but could also be taken to mean that the monarch depicted was also an ornament and a safeguard. UK 1 funt Crown DECUS ET TUTAMEN 1 фунт England Królowa Elżbieta II (1982 - 2015) ONE POUND GBR United Kingdom Elizabeth II Queen Елизавета II D G REG F D ONE POUND 1991 My collection 1991 I do have exactly Great Britain 1983 1 pound Royal proof coin Elizabeth 11 D.G.REG.F.D 1983 and in the edge says DECUS ET TUTAMEN +. RARE COIN £1 UK POUND COIN 1983 Royal Arms MINT ERROR UPSIDE DOWN DECUS ET TUTAMEN No return accepted Good condition - please check on pictures. 0 bids. 1983 £1 Pound Coin DECUS ET TUTAMEN first Ever Issued Pound Coin RARE. Les meilleures offres pour one pound British 1983 SPL Rare DECUS ET TUTAMEN sont sur eBay Comparez les prix et les spécificités des produits neufs et d'occasion Pleins d'articles en … One Pound Coin; One Pound Coin. 1 фунт England Great Britain Queen Reina Elizabeth II 1996 1 Libra Królowa Elżbieta II (1982 - 2015) DECUS ET TUTAMEN D G REG F D Елизавета II UK 1 funt ONE POUND Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte Elizabeth II cross United Kingdom The coin’s edge inscription is in Latin: DECUS ET TUTAMEN, which may be translated as "an ornament to safeguard". Decus Et Tutamen - Inscription on British Coins Latin inscription on British coins translates to English as 'An Ornament and a Safeguard', referring the the milling or lettering on the edge, and also the monarch. Obverse Type 2 (bust design by Raphael Maklouf): 10 watching. The £1 coin in base metal (as opposed to the gold sovereign, which has a nominal face value of one pound too), nickel-brass was introduced in 1983, as a replacement for the £1 banknote. Mintage for Circulation: None, this coin was issued in sets only. Scroll below to see all grades. 0 bids. The theme was Northern Ireland and this reverse was also used in 1996. 0 bids . 1983 £1 Pound Coin DECUS ET TUTAMEN Coin! In 1987 the Royal Mint released the fourth and final one pound coin in the 'Royal Diadem' series. Ending 15 Jan at 6:24PM GMT 6d 22h. Ending Saturday at 7:14PM BST 22h 2m. Find more coin values at NumisMaster.com Go to the NGC US Coin Price Guide. a pound) — until its value was fixed at twenty-one shillings by a Royal Proclamation in 1717 the value fluctuated rather in the way that bullion coins do today. £0.75 postage. Numismatic specification data and valuation estimates provided by Active Interest Media’s NumisMaster. Ending 11 Jan at 7:32AM GMT 2d 12h. 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