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50 Pence - Elizabeth II 5th portrait; Team GB Olympics

50 Pence - Elizabeth II (5th portrait; Team GB Olympics) -  obverse50 Pence - Elizabeth II (5th portrait; Team GB Olympics) -  reverse

© The Royal Mint, 2016

Features

Country United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2016
Value 50 Pence
0.50 GBP = 0.62 USD
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 8 g
Diameter 27.3 mm
Thickness 1.78 mm
Shape Equilateral curve heptagon (7-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References Sp# H38
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)

Commemorative issue

Support for Team GB, Rio 2016

Obverse

Fifth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the George IV State Diadem, legend around.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II·D·G·REG·F·D·50 PENCE·2016·
J.C

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

Engraver: Jody Clark

Jody Clark is a British engraver employed by the Royal Mint, notable for designing the fifth and latest portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to feature on coins of the pound sterling.

Reverse

A swimmer, lions head, lettering and the five Olympic rings.

Lettering:
TEAM GB
U

Engraver: Tim Sharp

Edge

Plain

Comments

The reverse of the coin was created by design consultancy Uniform (hence the letter U on the reverse) and celebrates the spirit of the British Olympians.

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2016  6,400,000 1.01 0.80 0.80 1.22 2.34 90%
2016  42,646 6.50 14% BU

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