London 2012 Boxing



Issued 2011
Diameter 27.30mm
Weight 8g
Composition 75% copper, 25% nickel (referred to as cupro-nickel)
Obverse Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Shane Abery
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 2,148,500
B.U card
Sold 142,151

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Boxing is one of the most illustrious and historic sports in the Olympic Games with men sparring since the original Olympic Games in Ancient Greece. Team GB won a total of 3 gold medals in boxing, one of which belongs to Nicola Adams who became the first ever Women’s champion. Anthony Joshua represented Britain at the 2012 Olympics, an amateur winning a gold medal in the super-heavyweight division, on the 29 Apr 2017 United Kingdom Wembley Stadium, London, he defeated Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko by a TKO in the 11th round, he Retained IBF heavyweight title;
Won vacant WBA (Super) and IBO heavyweight titles. 2017