Royal Diadem Crown £1 Coins
As with all sets of one pound coins, there are 4 coins to represent England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Each coin designed by Leslie Durbin depicts and plant or tree encompassed by a crown. The royal diadem (or crown) coins were issued in 2 different years, 5 years apart.
Oak Tree and royal diademRare Rank:
1 in 45 coinsCirculation:
Thistle and royal diademRare Rank:
1 in 13 coinsCirculation:
Leek and royal diademRare Rank:
1 in 8 coinsCirculation:
Flax Plant and royal diademRare Rank:
1 in 53 coinsCirculation:
1984, 1989 Thistle and royal diadem representing Scotland
1985, 1990 Leek and royal diadem representing Wales. This coin is the most common one pound coin created to represent a country in the United Kingdom, with over 325 million coins entering circulation.
1986, 1991 Flax Plant and royal diadem representing Northern Ireland
1987, 1992 Oak Tree and royal diadem representing England