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Treasury pleased with newly minted coins

Investments and Banking manager Colin Campbell and author Mike Southall MBE

Updated Manx coinage in circulation

Treasury is pleased with the quality and designs of new Manx coinage - launched into circulation this week (10 April).

Residents will see fresh 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins joined by a newly struck £5 coin now in general usage - distributed by the Isle of Man Bank.

Unique to the Isle of Man, each displays Manx motifs created by new contractors, the Tower Mint in London.

The new Manx £1 coin looks much the same as the old UK £1 coin, distinct from the new 12-sided UK version. 

Investments and Banking manager Colin Campbell saw the project through it's 15-month process - he says the new partnership is already proving successful:  

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