London 2012 Badminton

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Specifications

Issued 2011
Diameter 27.30mm
Weight 8g
Composition 75% copper, 25% nickel (referred to as cupro-nickel)
Obverse Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Emma Kelly
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 2,133,500
B.U card
2.99
2011
 

Design details:

Emma Kelly, an illustrator from London, was the winning designer for the badminton 50p. Her aim was to create something that was symbolic of the sport and easily recognisable, featuring player's in the various poses of the sport.

 

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