Two table tennis bats against the background of a table and net, 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 Table Tennis 50p
Table Tennis made its Olympic debut in Seoul in 1988. Since then, China has won 16 of the 20 gold medals awarded, including all five in the men's doubles and women's singles. The table tennis 50p was designed by Alan Linsdell, a retired illustrator who is a big fan of the sport.
Table Tennis 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 Alan Linsdell Edge Plain Mintage