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Twelve-sided pound praised by collector

New coin pretty special

The new, 12-sided British one pound coin has come into circulation today.

That is in the Isle of Man also, where it will sit alongside our round pound and, for now, the old round British one as well

The latter will be gradually sorted and sent back across over the coming months.

Once they are deemed to be at a manageable level in the Isle of Man, Treasury says it will issue a date for their withdrawal from circulation here.

Local collector and coin expert Mike Southall says the 12-sided coin is pretty special:

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