In 2011 The Royal Mint commemorated the London 2012 Olympic Games, by releasing a Limited Edition set of 29 Olympic Silver 50p coins. The sports collection of Olympic Silver 50p coins represent 29 Olympic and Paralympics sports like aquatics, archery, basketball, canoeing, gymnastics, judo, shooting, volleyball and wheelchair rugby.
The special 50p coins have been struck in 0.925 sterling silver. Reverse design - Fencing. Obverse - portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley.
Denomination - 50p
Alloy: 0.925 Sterling Silver
Weight - 8gms
Diameter - 27.30mm
Quality - Brilliant Uncirculated
The coin is encapsulated and accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity. Maximum Coin Mintage - 30,000