The Government has announced it will introduce a 12-sided £1 pound coin, in the same shape as the old Threepenny bit.
The new coin has been described as a "giant leap into the future", and the Treasury say it will be "most secure coin in circulation in the world".
More top news
More than one million passengers travelled through London Southend in 2017.
Another cold, windy day, sometimes bright, but with a few showers, these locally wintry.
House prices in Cambridge have risen higher than anywhere else in the UK according to figures for November 2017. They went up by 16.4%.