London 2012 Boccia

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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 Justin Chung
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 2,166,000
B.U card
£2.99
2011
 

Design details:

Boccia is a sport similar to bowls, with the principal aim to get your balls closer to ‘the jack’ than your opponent. It is one of three paralympic sports in the 50p Olympic collection and is a sport unique to the paralympic games designed by Justin Chung.

 

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