Coin will arrive in circulation
About This Design
Edwina Ellis, creator of this ‘Roundel’ coin, is a pioneering printmaker and former ‘Art on the Underground’ artist. Her design, featuring the famous logo which first appeared in 1908, carries the edge inscription ‘MIND THE GAP’ and uses lettering in the unique Johnston typeface used for London Underground signage.
Outer: Nickel-brass (76% copper, 4% nickel, 20% zinc)
Inner: Cupro-nickel (75% copper, 25% nickel)
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Edwina Ellis
Edge Inscription MIND THE GAP