Schoolboy's design to grace new British £1 coin, AsiaOne World News

March 18, 2015 1:25 PM

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Schoolboy's design to grace new British £1 coin, AsiaOne World News

LONDON - A design drawn by a schoolboy has been chosen to grace one side of Britain's new 12-edged £1 (S$2.04) coin when it is introduced in 2017, the government said on Wednesday.

David Pearce, 15, from Walsall in central England, received a surprise phone call from finance minister George Osborne this week to congratulate him on winning a competition launched by the Royal Mint.

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