2011 Canoeing Olympic 50p

Canoeing 50p


Issue date: 2011

Quantity minted: 2,166,500

Approximate values:
Circulated average condition: 75p
Circulated excellent condition: £3.00
Uncirculated: £9.00

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Front Design:
A competitor in a canoe on the slalom course, with the London 2012 Olympic logo above and the denomination “50 PENCE” below. Designed by Timothy Lees.

Obverse Design:
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley.

More about the Canoeing 50p

Issued as one of the 29 Olympic 50p designs to commemorate the games in London 2012. Each 50p features a different Olympic sport.

Designed by Timothy Lees, a stone carver who is a member of the Royal British Sculptors.

Team GB won a total of four medals in canoeing events, two of which were gold.

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