London 2012 Archery 50p



Issued 2011
Diameter 27.30mm
Weight 8g
Composition 75% copper, 25% nickel (referred to as cupro-nickel)
Obverse Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Piotr Powaga
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 3,345,500
B.U card
Sold 140,195

The Royal Mint Ltd


Design details:


The Archery 50p was designed by Piotr Powaga - a keen calligrapher from Yorkshire. He asked his wife to model the action of pulling a bow so he could capture the dynamic moment before the fingers are released.