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    • spo2
    • By spo2 18th Jun 19, 9:50 AM
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    Old pound coins
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    • 18th Jun 19, 9:50 AM
    Old pound coins 18th Jun 19 at 9:50 AM
    I've found a number of old pound coins and was wondering if anyone knows what I could do with them short of disposing of them.

    I'm not looking for anything for them, would any charities take them? Or should I just use them as "trolley pounds"? (if they even still work for this!)
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    • qwert yuiop
    • By qwert yuiop 18th Jun 19, 11:27 AM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 11:27 AM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 11:27 AM
    Can you not still deposit them in your bank account?
    “What means that trump?” Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare
    • spo2
    • By spo2 18th Jun 19, 12:14 PM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 12:14 PM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 12:14 PM
    I thought you couldn't after a certain date?
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 18th Jun 19, 12:26 PM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 12:26 PM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 12:26 PM
    Mr Google says;




    Old pound coins worth more than £169m are still languishing in piggy banks, jars or behind sofas nine months after they ceased to be legal tender, said the Royal Mint. Although “round pounds” can no longer be used in shops, they can be returned to banks and paid into accounts,
    • p00hsticks
    • By p00hsticks 18th Jun 19, 3:56 PM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 3:56 PM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 3:56 PM
    Mr Google says;

    Old pound coins worth more than £169m are still languishing in piggy banks, jars or behind sofas nine months after they ceased to be legal tender, said the Royal Mint. Although “round pounds” can no longer be used in shops, they can be returned to banks and paid into accounts,
    Originally posted by ballyblack

    That article must be well old though - the old pound coins ceased to be accepted in shops some time in 2017
    • telemarks
    • By telemarks 18th Jun 19, 4:00 PM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 4:00 PM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 4:00 PM
    I paid half a dozen old pound coins into my back account last month.

    Your bank should still accept them.
    • qwert yuiop
    • By qwert yuiop 18th Jun 19, 11:36 PM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 11:36 PM
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    • 18th Jun 19, 11:36 PM
    I once got swindled with a Swaziland one lilwani coin in my change, which was exactly like a pound coin although with king sobhuza on it. Perhaps you can use your old pound coins in vending machines next time you’re in Swaziland.
    “What means that trump?” Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare
    • spo2
    • By spo2 19th Jun 19, 7:51 AM
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    • 19th Jun 19, 7:51 AM
    Thanks I'll put them in my bank account next time I'm in!
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