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50 Pence - Elizabeth II Modern Pentathlon; Silver

50 Pence - Elizabeth II (Modern Pentathlon; Silver) -  obverse50 Pence - Elizabeth II (Modern Pentathlon; Silver) -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2011
Value 50 Pence
0.50 GBP = 0.62 USD
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27.3 mm
Thickness 1.78 mm
Shape Equilateral curve heptagon
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1177a,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Sp# 4977
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)

Commemorative issue

Games of the XXX Olympiad, London 2012

Obverse

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

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

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

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

Reverse

The London 2012 Olympics logo above a stylised image of figures carrying out the five disciplines of the modern pentathlon: fencing, running, pistol shooting, horse riding and swimming.

Lettering:
london
50 PENCE

Engraver: Daniel Brittain

Edge

Plain

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011  30,000 BU

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