Bank of Ghana upgrades GH¢1 coin with enhanced security features

Kwabena Boateng Asiedu
Kwabena Boateng Asiedu
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The Bank of Ghana has announced that it will issue the upgraded GH¢1 coin into circulation from Monday, 12th December 2022.

According to the Central Bank, 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.

The statement also said;

The upgraded coin is bi-metallic, with 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.

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

The Central Bank stated that the existing and the upgradedGH¢1 coins will co-circulate until the existing coin is gradually withdrawn.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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