London 2012 Gymnastics



Issued 2011
Diameter 27.30mm
Weight 8g
Composition 75% copper, 25% nickel (referred to as cupro-nickel)
Obverse Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Jonathan Olliffe
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 1,720,813
B.U card
Sold 145,895

Design details:

Gymnastics is one of the oldest Olympic sports and has always been a part of the ancient as well as modern Olympic Games. In 2012, team GB claimed bronze in the men's team gymnastics event - the first British medal in a team gymnastics event for 100 years. Designed by Jonathan Olliffe who also designed the Aquatics coin. 2017