London 2012 Wrestling

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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

Roderick Enriquez

Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 1,129,500
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Design details:

Wrestling was one of the original sports in the programme of the ancient Olympic Games in Greece in 776 BC. While Greco-Roman is the 'original' style, freestyle wrestling grew in popularity across the UK and USA, and both are now Olympic events. The Wrestling 50p was designed by Roderick Enriquez, a graphic designer from London.

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