A swimmer submerged in water, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
More about the Aquatics 50p
Swimming dates back to the inaugural Games in Athens in 1896, and nowadays men and women compete in a wide range of disciplines between 50m and 1500m. In 2012, team GB picked up a total of 3 medals in the pool - 2 silver and 1 gold. The Aquatics (Swimming) 50p was designed by metal sculptor Jonathan Oliffe.
Aquatics 50 Pence Fifty Pence Olympics 2011 - 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 Jonathan Olliffe Edge Plain Mintage To be confirmed