2011 Equestrian Olympic 50p

Equestrian 50p


Issue date: 2011

Quantity minted: 2,142,500

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

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Front Design:
A horse and rider jumping over a fence, with the London 2012 Olympic logo above and the denomination “50 PENCE” below. Designed by Thomas Babbage.

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

More about the Equestrian 50p

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

Equestrian disciplines are unique among Olympic sports in that men and women compete on the same level. Both horse and rider are declared medal winners and both must have the same nationality. Team GB won a total of three gold medals in the 2012 equestrian events.

The winning design chosen by the Royal Mint belonged to Thomas Babbage, who wanted to make the image look true to a horse riding event so that experts in the sport would feel that it reflects something that they would often see.

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Di kop
3 years 10 months ago

Have a good condition 2011 horse jumping with Olympic logo above if interested