London 2012 Volleyball

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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

Daniela Boothman

Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 2,133,500
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Design details:

The Olympic sport of Volleyball has two disciplines - beach volleyball and indoor volleyball, both following the same basic rules. The Volleyball 50p was designed by bank sales representative Daniela Boothman from Leyland, who was on maternity leave at the time.

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