London 2012 Table Tennis

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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 Alan Linsdell
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 1,737,500
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Design details:

Table Tennis made its Olympic debut in Seoul in 1988. Since then, China has won 16 of the 20 gold medals awarded, including all five in the men's doubles and women's singles. The table tennis 50p was designed by Alan Linsdell, a retired illustrator who is a big fan of the sport.


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