Elizabeth II (1952-date)
0.50 GBP = USD 0.68
|Currency||Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)|
|Shape||Equilateral curve heptagon (7-sided)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
Series: London 2012
Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around
Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)
Velodrome cyclist, London 2012 logo above, denomination below.
Engraver: Theo Crutchley-Mack
This gold proof is unique as only 1 was minted and presented to the artist.
The design was also used on the 2011 issues in copper-nickel and silver. A gold piedfort was struck in 2012 as an Olympic Medal Winners Edition.
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