London 2012 Sailing



Issued 2011
Diameter 27.30mm
Weight 8g
Composition 75% copper, 25% nickel (referred to as cupro-nickel)
Obverse Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Bruce Rushin
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 1,749,500
B.U card
Sold 138,535

Design details:

Great Britain is the most successful nation In Olympic sailing history, with more gold medals won than any other country. Bruce Rushin, an art and design teacher from Norfolk designed the Sailing 50p, he was also the designer of the UK's very first bi-metalic 2 coin. 2017