An athlete clearing a high jump bar, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
More about the Athletics 50p
Nine year-old Florence Jackson is the youngest person to ever design a UK coin having won a Blue Peter competition which included more than 17,000 entries. Roared on by home support, and with the likes of Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah competing, team GB had a successful time in the Athletics stadium, winning six medals in total - four of them gold.
Athletics 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 Florence Jackson Edge Plain Mintage 2,224,000