A handball player throwing a ball against the background of a handball court, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
More about the Handball 50p
Handball is played in an indoor court between two teams of seven, the objective being to throw the ball into the opponent's goal using only your hands. Natasha Ratcliffe, a self-employed artist and sculptor from Cornwall was the winning designer for the Handball 50p. She also designed the wheelchair rugby coin.
Handball 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 Natasha Ratcliffe Edge Plain Mintage