London 2012 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 Tracey Baines
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 1,454,000
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Design details:

In 2012, Andy Murray followed up his loss in the men's final at Wimbledon to Roger Federer by beating him to win a gold medal for team GB just days later. The tennis 50p was designed by Tracey Baines, a sculptor and jewellery designer from Peterborough.


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