The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has upgraded the GH¢1 coin with enhanced security features, a statement issued by the bank has disclosed.
According to the BoG, the upgraded coin will be issued into circulation from Monday, December 12, 2022.
The upgraded GH1 coin is bimetallic, with an outer gold and an inner silver layer.
The coin has a pronounced rough edge and a latent image that appears in a rectangular form below the Scale of Justice on the back.
When tilted, the latent image transforms from a radiating star to a One Ghana cedi symbol sandwiched between two stars.