Bank of Ghana Upgrades GH¢1 Cedi Coin– [Check out the 3 new features and look]

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has declared openly an upgrade on the One Ghana (GH¢1) coin with enhanced security features.

A statement from the BoG said it will issue the upgraded GH¢1 coin into circulation from Monday, 12th December 2022.

The coin, according to the Central Bank, 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 BoG added that the upgraded coin is bi-metallic, with outer gold and inner silver.

The upgraded 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.

Old coin

“The latent image changes from a radiating star to a One Ghana cedi symbol sandwiched between two stars when tilted,” the statement added.

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Bank stated that the existing and the upgradedGH¢1 coins will co-circulate until the existing coin is gradually withdrawn.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