Need Help Identifying A Coin

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  1. ccheese

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    #1 ccheese, Oct 31, 2010
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    To the lads who reside in the UK. I have a coin, very light gold color. On the face there is a image of Her
    Majesty, The Queen [in her younger years] facing right. Around the face of the coin, of the left of the Queen's
    profile, it says "DGREG-F-D1984". On the right side of the profile it says "ELIZABETHII.

    On the obverse side of the coin it says "One Pound" and has a picture of a tree growing thru a crown.

    The coin is thicker than a U.S. Nickle [5 Cent piece[, and on the edge is engraved a cross, then "NEMO
    ME IMPUNE LACESSIT.

    I have no clue where I got it or what it's worth in usd.

    Help would be appreciated. My camera won't take a close up shot of it.

    Thanks...

    Charles
     
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    yep sounds like a pound coin to me
     
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    #4 Colin1, Oct 31, 2010
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    It should have a date on it
    Also, if you drop it and it makes a deadened noise instead of a tinkle, it's a pound coin

    Here are some coins that I scanned, they read (from left to right) England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales
    Same for the second row, the two bottom ones I'm not sure

    Edit: just had a closer look, the two bottom ones appear to be an amalgamation of all four
     

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    #5 rochie, Oct 31, 2010
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    also at the way things are going, the longer you keep it Charles, the less it'll be worth ! :lol:
     
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    Karl's right; those in the pic Colin posted are currently worth a total, of around £7 ........!
     
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    Thanks, Lads... The coin I have is in the second row down, third from left. I guess it was minted in 1984

    Now, what do I do with it ? Anybody want it ??

    Charles
     

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    The latin motto NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT is the motto of the order of the thistle, it is actually thistles growing through a crown on your coin so you are proud owner of a Scottish pound, they are worth about 20cents in the US. Its actually worth about 1.5 US dollars enough for a game of pool lol
     
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    Had me digging through my small collection, the closest I had was a 1983 Pound...has latin inscribed on the edge of the coin, through the reeding.
     
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