The 12-sided �1 coin has been placed for sale online by sellers asking several times its face value. The new coin started to enter circulation on Tuesday - and bags stuffed with the new coins have been delivered to banks up and down the country.
Coca-Cola says the incident at its bottling factory in Lisburn, Co Antrim, was an isolated one. Photograph: Coca-Cola/PA. Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company.
The world's most advanced coin joins the UK market on 28 March, with a billion already struck and ready for use - a handful of which could be with a mint.
Fergus Wilson, who owns nearly 1,000 properties, reportedly said: 'To be honest, we're getting overloaded with coloured people.
Business owners will be able to buy a Square reader for �39, and will pay a flat transaction fee of 1.75% for in-person payments.