2012 UK Coin Two Pounds (£2) Proof Olympic Games

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2012 UK Coin Two Pounds (£2) Proof Olympic Games

2012 Silver Proof £2 coin commemorating the handover the London Olympic Games to the next host, Rio de Janeiro. 


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Coin Specification

This is the silver proof version of the coin. The coin comes in a protective capsule, and is displayed inside a black presentation box. 

The Fourth Portrait The fourth of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ian Rank Broadley, FRBS, FSNAD, whose initials IRB appear under the head, as used on all British coins from 1998. The legend (inscription) reads: ELIZABETH II D G REG FID DEF TWO POUNDS 2012

The reverse features two hands meeting, handing over the Olympic relay baton over, with a sweeping flag of the United Kingdom twisting into the Brazilian flag. The legend (inscription) reads: LONDON 2012 RIO 2016

Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 12g
Fineness .925 sterling silver. Outer: .925 sterling silver plated with fine gold
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Jonathan Olliffe
Mint London
Mintage  12,000
Finish Proof