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2012 London Olympics Faster, Higher, Stronger 9-Coin Gold Proof Set

2012 London Olympic Games "Faster, Higher, Stronger" 9-Coin Gold Proof Set.

This is the complete Olympic Gold Series Collection by The Royal Mint. The set celebrates the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and features coins dated from 2010 - 2012. These are the only UK coins to feature the official Olympic Rings.

The reverse of these London 2012 coins was designed by renowned sculptor, John Bergdahl. Designs for the three £100 one-ounce and six £25 quarter-ounce coins are inspired by the Olympic motto ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’, Latin for 'Faster, Higher, Stronger'.

Each coin in set is struck to a proof finish from 22 carat gold. The complete set contains 4.5 troy ounces of the precious metal. The set comes in a walnut-veneer case with full-colour booklets.

Only 1,000 of these sets were issued. 

£11,595.00

(VAT Exempt)
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2012 London Olympic Games

The 2012 Summer Olympics began on 27th July 2012. It was the third time the summer games were held in London. Team GB finished 3rd in the table, with 65 total medals (including 29 gold).

Obverse

The obverse of all of the coins features the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the fourth coinage portrait to be used on UK coins.

These coins were issued over three years. The Neptune, Mercury and Diana coins feature '2010' on the obverse, Apollo, Juno and Jupiter feature '2011' and Vulcan, Minerva and Mars all feature '2012'. 

Reverse

The reverse of the coins was designed by John Bergdahl. They are inspired by the Olympic motto ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’,  Latin for Faster, Higher, Stronger.

2010 Neptune 1 oz Coin - A portrait of Neptune holding a trident. "NEPTUNE CITIUS LONDON 2012"

2010 Mercury 0.25 oz Coin - Portrait of Mercury with two runners in the background. "MERCURY CITIUS LONDON 2012"

2010 Diana 0.25 oz Coin - Portrait of Diana with two cyclists in the background. "DIANA CITIUS LONDON 2012"

2011 Jupiter 1 oz Coin - Portrait of Jupiter with a diver in the foreground. "JUPITER ALTIUS LONDON 2012"

2011 Juno 0.25 oz Coin - Portrait of Juno with a pole vaulter to his left. "JUNO ALTIUS LONDON 2012"

2011 Apollo 0.25 oz Coin - A portrait of Apollo. A gymnast appears to his right. "APOLLO ALTIUS LONDON 2012"

2012 Mars 1 oz Coin - Portrait of Mars behind two boxers. "MARS FORTIUS LONDON 2012" 

2012 Minerva 0.25 oz Coin - A portrait of Minerva holding her spear. A javelin thrower can be seen in the background. "MINERVA FORTIUS LONDON 2012"

2012 Vulcan 0.25 oz Coin - Vulcan holding a hammer. An athlete throwing a hammer appears in the foreground. "VULCAN FORTIUS LONDON 2012"

Specification

Denomination Diameter Weight Fineness Gold Content
£100 32.69 mm 34.05g 0.9167 1 oz
£25 22 mm 8.51g 0.9167 0.25 oz
Full Set       4.5 oz
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

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All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 
  • International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.

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  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.
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We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

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