Two hockey players challenging for the ball, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
More about the Hockey 50p
The Hockey 50p was designed by Robert Evans who works as an engraver and sculptor for the Royal Mint. To capture the sport accurately, Robert took a number of photographs of two university hockey players to base his design on.
Hockey 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 Robert Evans Edge Plain Mintage