London 2012 Canoeing

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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 Timothy Lee's
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 2,166,500
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Design details:

The canoeing 50p was designed by Timothy Lees, a stone carver who is a member of the Royal British Sculptors. In the 2012 games, between the Canoe slalom and sprint events, Team GB won a total of 4 medals, 2 of which were gold.

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