Three figures playing beach volleyball, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
More about the Volleyball 50p
The Olympic sport of Volleyball has two disciplines - beach volleyball and indoor volleyball, both following the same basic rules. The Volleyball 50p was designed by bank sales representative Daniela Boothman from Leyland, who was on maternity leave at the time.
Volleyball 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 Daniela Boothman Edge Plain Mintage