A figure in a canoe on a slalom course, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
More about the Canoeing 50p
The canoeing 50p was designed by Timothy Lees, a stone carver who is a member of the Royal British Sculptors. In the 2012 games, between the Canoe slalom and sprint events, Team GB won a total of 4 medals, 2 of which were gold.
Canoeing 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 Timothy Lees Edge Plain Mintage