50 Pence - Elizabeth II Tennis; Silver

50 Pence - Elizabeth II (Tennis; Silver) - obverse50 Pence - Elizabeth II (Tennis; Silver) - reverse

© The Royal Mint, 2011

Features

Issuer United Kingdom (United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies)
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2011
Value 50 Pence
0.50 GBP = USD 0.63
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27.3 mm
Thickness 1.78 mm
Shape Equilateral curve heptagon (7-sided)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
43016
References KM# 1194a,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Sp# LO24
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Standard Catalogue of British Coins : Coins of England & the United Kingdom Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

XXX Olympiad

Series: 2012 Summer Olympics, London

Obverse

Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH·II·D·G REG·F·D·2011
IRB

Unabridged legend: Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley Read more on Wikipedia

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.

Reverse

Tennis ball above net, London 2012 logo above, denomination below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
london 2012
50 PENCE

Engraver: Tracy Baines

Edge

Plain

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

Comments

This silver issue was only available in Brilliant Uncirculated and was part of the complete set of 29 coins to commemorate the London 2012 Olympic Games. It was also issued individually as well as being available in copper-nickel, gold proof and gold piedfort. Issue Limit: 30,000

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011  6 137 BU

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