Welcome to our web pages regarding counterfeit £1 and £2 coins.
The aim of the information we provide is to help in the fight against the counterfeiting
of the £1 and £2 coins.
Whilst all denomination of coins are being counterfeited we have limited out fact
files to just the £1 and £2 coins.
Since 1989 we have been helping all sectors of the vending industry such as parking,
amusement and transportation vending machine operators in the fight against counterfeiting.
In 2008 the treasury asked the royal mint to find ways of removing counterfeit £1
coins from circulation. To archive this the Royal Mint teamed up with numerous cash
collecting company's and asked them to use their machine to help find the counterfeit
This resulted in many of our customer that uses these cash collecting company's out
We started our counterfeit fact files in order to help our customers understand what
was happening and what could be done to help them.
For more information about the counterfeiting of the £1 or £2 coins, please click
on the appropriate link in the side or top menus.
If you would like to receive our counterfeit fact files and coin newsletters than
please send use your e-mail address using the form below.
Although all our information has been prepared with great care, you may find that
some of the information erroneous, unclear or incorrect.
In addition if you have any information relating to the production or use of counterfeit
coins, particularly if used in the vending industry, than please send your remarks,
comments, suggestions or questions to