Bank of Ghana upgrades one Ghana cedis coin – Check new features of GH¢1 coin

one Ghana cedis coin
one Ghana cedis coin

The Bank of Ghana has upgraded the GH¢1 coin with enhanced security features.

According to the Bank, they will issue the upgraded GH¢1 coin into circulation from Monday, 12th December 2022.

The coin is similar to the existing GH¢1 coin in shape, form and images; the Coat of Arms in front and the Scale of Justice at the back.

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The upgraded GH¢1 coin is bi-metallic with an outer gold and inner silver.

The coin has a pronounced rough edge and incorporates a latent image, which appears in a rectangular form below the Scale of Justice at the back.

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The latent image changes from a radiating star to a One Ghana cedi symbol sandwiched between two stars when tilted.

The existing and the upgraded GH¢1 coins will co-circulate until the existing coin is gradually withdrawn.

The Bank encourages the public to accept the coins and use them.

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SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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