Two athletes engaged in Taekwondo, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
More about the Taekwondo 50p
Taekwondo is a Korean form of martial art which is around 2000 years old, but is relatively new to the Olympics, having made its official debut in the Sydney Games in 2000. In 2012 Jade Jones won Britain's first gold medal in the event.
Taekwondo 2011 Olympics 50p Fifty Pence - CIRCULATED
Issued 2011 Diameter 27.30mm Weight 8.00g Thickness 1.78mm Composition Cupro-nickel
(75% copper, 25%
Obverse Designer Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen
- Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
Reverse Designer David Gibbons Edge Plain Mintage