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How to spot a fake pound coin

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The BBC has learned that the number of fake pound coins in circulation has doubled since 2003.

The Royal Mint believes there are 30 million of the fraudulent coins on the streets.

Ben Ando uses a counterfeit 1 coin to explain how you can spot the fakes.

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