Issue date: 2011
Quantity minted: 1,720,813
Circulated average condition: 75p
Circulated excellent condition: £3.50
Out of stock
A rhythmic gymnast and flowing ribbon, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination “50 PENCE” below. Designed by Jonathan Olliffe.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley.
More about the Gymnastics 50p
Issued as one of the 29 Olympic 50p designs to commemorate the games in London 2012. Each 50p features a different Olympic sport.
The winning designer for the Gymnastics 50p was Jonathan Olliffe from Oxford, who also designed the Aquatics 50p. His aim was to capture how the movement of gymnast and ribbons used in the sport
Rhythmic Gymnastics was introduced as an Olympic event for individuals in 1984, with the team event being added in 1996.