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  • 2012 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof 	Olympic Games 22204
  • 2012 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof 	Olympic Games 22202
  • 2012 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof 	Olympic Games 22203
  • 2012 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof 	Olympic Games 22204
  • 2012 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof 	Olympic Games 22202
  • 2012 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof 	Olympic Games 22203
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2012 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Olympic Games

The 2012 Olympic five pound crown is the official coin for the London Olympics. Designed by Saiman Miah, the reverse bears an outer band featuring various Olympic sports surrounding an inner circle displaying the iconic London skyline. The London 2012 logo is displayed in colour.

This commemorative coin is struck in 0.925 sterling silver to a proof finish and comes in a presentation box with a certificate..


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This is the official £5 coin issued to commemorate the London 2012 Olympic Games. A number of other £5 coins were also released by The Royal Mint to celebrate the momentous occasion of Great Britain hosting the 2012 Olympic Games. These included the 2009 London Olympic Countdown Crown, the 2010 London Olympic Countdown Crown, the 2011 London Olympic Countdown Crown, the 2012 London Olympic Countdown  Crown, the 2012 London Paralympic Crown and the 2009-2010 Best of Britain Crowns (an 18 coin collection). 

These £5 coins were all issued in cupro-nickel, silver proof, silver proof piedfort and gold proof finishes. Commemorative crowns are exempt from Capital Gains Tax. These British legal tender coins do not enter into circulation.

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The obverse features the fourth portrait of the Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS. The coin bears the inscription:



The coin features the London skyline and the River Thames within the central circle, the buildings depicted in the skyline include Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Gherkin, St Paul's Cathedral, the London Eye and the Tower of London, with London 2012 arching above. The outer ring of the design features images representing various Olympic sports and incorporates the London 2012 logo in full colour.


Denomination: £5
Alloy: 0.925 Ag
Weight: 28.28g
Diameter: 38.61mm
Obverse Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer: Saiman Miah
Maximum Coin Mintage: 100,000
Mint: The Royal Mint
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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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