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Definition of pound coin in English:


A coin worth one pound sterling.
Example sentences
  • I had a few coins, one of which was a pound coin with which to pay the £1.00 fare.
  • The Scottish pound note, which survived the introduction of the pound coin while its English counterpart became extinct, is at the centre of a mystery.
  • The Bank of England pound note ceased to be legal tender at midnight, and was replaced by the pound coin.

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