London 2012 Shooting

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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 Pravin Dewdhory
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 1,656,500
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Design details:

Olympic shooting events are split into three categories; Shotgun, Pistol and Rifle. Britain claimed a single gold medal in the 2012 games. The winning designer of the Shooting 50p was Pravin Dewdhory who drew inspiration for his design from the graphics used in the London 2012 branding.


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