(Coins) (Jersey) Order 2017
Made 3rd March 2017
Coming into force 3rd
THE MINISTER FOR TREASURY AND RESOURCES, in pursuance of Articles 4
and 5 of the Decimal Currency (Jersey) Law 1971, orders as follows –
In this Order, the “Law” means the Decimal Currency
(Jersey) Law 1971.
category of coins specified as legal tender
of the denomination of £1 and of the description set out in
paragraph (2) which are issued in a manner described in Article 4(1)
of the Law shall be legal tender for the payment of any amount.
description mentioned in paragraph (1) is: 12-sided, bi-metallic coins
with joined concentric inner and outer sections, of either –
to the inner section, silver alloy and as to the outer section, gold-plated
silver alloy; or
to the inner section, nickel-plated metal alloy and as to the outer section, nickel-brass,
and in each case bearing the security features set out in paragraph (3).
security features mentioned in paragraph (2) are –
on the lower rim of both the obverse and reverse face;
grooves on alternate sides of the outer edges; and
latent (holographic) image changing, when a coin is viewed from varying angles,
from the symbol “£” to the symbol “1”.
in of £1 coins
Coins of the denomination of £1 and issued prior to 28th March
2017 in pursuance of the Law or of Article 2 of the Decimal Currency
(Jersey) Law 1969 shall be called in by no
later than 15th October 2017.
This Order may be cited as the Legal Tender (Coins) (Jersey)
Order 2017 and shall come into force immediately upon being made.
senator a.j.h. maclean
Minister for Treasury and