London 2012 Hockey

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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 Robert Evans
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 1,773,500
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Design details:

The Hockey 50p was designed by Robert Evans who works as an engraver and sculptor for the Royal Mint. To capture the sport accurately, Robert took a number of photographs of two university hockey players to base his design on.

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