London 2012 Equestrian 50p



Issued 2011
Diameter 27.30mm
Weight 8g
Composition 75% copper, 25% nickel (referred to as cupro-nickel)
Obverse Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Thomas Babbage
Edge Plain
Inscription 50 Pence
Mintage 2,142,500
B.U card
Sold 145,122

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The equestrian disciplines are unique among Olympic sports in the sense that men and women compete on the same terms, the horse and rider are both declared medal winners and both must have the same nationality. Team GB won a total of 3 gold medals in all equestrian events.