Two figures wrestling in a stadium, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
More about the Wrestling 50p
Wrestling was one of the original sports in the programme of the ancient Olympic Games in Greece in 776 BC. While Greco-Roman is the 'original' style, freestyle wrestling grew in popularity across the UK and USA, and both are now Olympic events. The Wrestling 50p was designed by Roderick Enriquez, a graphic designer from London.
Wrestling 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 Roderick Enriquez Edge Plain Mintage TBC