A goalball player 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 Goalball 50p
Played competitively in more than 100 countries, Goalball is one of the most popular Paralympic sports. All athletes wear eye shades, and the object of the game is to roll an audible ball into the opponent's goal. Jonathan Wren, a freelance animator from Buckinghamshire was the designer of this 50p.
Goalball 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 Ruth Summerfield Edge Plain Mintage