Showing a runner’s legs with a stopwatch behind. Designed by James Butler.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley.
More about the Roger Banister 50p
These special edition 50p coins were issued in 2004 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Roger Bannister’s sub four minute mile.
In 1954 Roger Bannister ran a mile in 3 min 59.4 seconds, the first recorded sub four minute mile.
50 Pence Fifty Pence Roger Bannister 2004 - CIRCULATED
Issued 2004 Diameter 27.30mm Weight 8.00g Thickness 1.78mm Composition Cupro-nickel
(75% copper, 25%
Obverse Designer Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen
2004 - Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
Reverse Designer James Butler Edge Plain Mintage 9,032,500*