I have found a great graphic from Mastercard. It’s created for the introduction of the new £1 coin, compared to the old one that was introduced back in 1983.
Let's sum up a few highlights:
There are more than 30 million counterfeit £1 coins.
Royal Mint will produce about 1.5 billion of the new £1 coins in the course 2017. This calculates to nearly the weight of about 4,090 elephants. But let the graphic speak for itself:
Yours K-Street6 Team