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#FoundThePound: First-day finds of new £1 coin

The new 12-sided £1 coins began turning up around the United Kingdom on March 28, and first-day finds were reported on Twitter using the hashtag #FoundThePound.

Image courtesy of Twitter user Mark Turkington (@mark_turkey)

The Royal Mint launched its new 12-sided £1 coin into circulation on March 28 after months of build-up, and Twitter users were encouraged by @RoyalMintUK to share photos of first-day finds with the hashtag #FoundThePound. 


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Here are some of the tweets we've come across showcasing the new coin:


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