A boccia player in a wheelchair throwing a ball, with the London 2012 Paralympic logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
More about the Boccia 50p
Boccia is a sport similar to bowls, with the principal aim to get your balls closer to ‘the jack’ than your opponent. It is one of three paralympic sports in the 50p Olympic collection and is a sport unique to the paralympic games.
Boccia 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 Justin Chung Edge Plain Mintage