London 2012 Cycling

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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 Theo Crutchley-Mack
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 2,090,500
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Design details:

Cycling was Team GBs most successful event at the 2012 Games. Between track and road events, a total of eight gold medals were won with Chris Hoy and Bradley Wiggins leading the charge. The winning design chosen by the Royal Mint belonged to Theo Crutchley-Mack, an art sudent and keen cyclist from Yorkshire.

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