BoG upgrades GHS1 with enhanced security featrures

The GHS1 coin now has improved security measures according to the Bank of Ghana.

The upgraded GHS1 coin will be put into circulation starting on Monday, December 12, 2022, according to a statement from the central bank.

According to the BoG, the coin has a coat of arms on the front and a scale of justice on the back, similar to the current GHS1 coin.

The upgraded GHS1 coin has an inner silver layer and an outer gold layer.

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The coin features a noticeable rough edge and a latent picture that appears below the Scale of Justice on the back in the shape of a rectangle.

When tilted, the latent picture transforms from a star that is radiating to a symbol for the One Ghana Cedi that is sandwiched between two stars.

Up until the existing coin is gradually removed, the upgraded and existing GHS1 coils will co-circulate.

BoG upgrades GHS1 with enhanced security featrures

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