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These very low mintage and rare Fine Gold coins were struck to celebrate the Olympic Games handover ceremony that happened in London for the 2012 Olympic games.


  • Ships individually in protective packaging
  • Consisting of 1/2 oz of 9167 Fine Gold
  • Reverse: Features a depiction of a hand holding the Olympic flag to another hand receiving it, the inscriptions Beijing 2008 and London 2012, and the Olympic logo
  • Obverse: Features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank Broadley, her name and title initials along with the legal tender value of the coin of two pounds sterling
  • Features a beautiful gold proof finish

These gold coins celebrate the London Olympic handover ceremony. The Olympics handover is a traditional event in which the last host city representatives pass along the Olympic flag to the committee of the next host town.

The 2008 Olympic games were held in Beijing, China and the 2012 Olympics and Paralympic games were held in London, England.


The Royal Mint is internationally recognized as one of the most prestigious and highly acclaimed mints in the world with a history of over 1100 years in precious metals. The Royal Mint produces original coin collections, investment grade bullion, as well as currency for over 60 countries including the United Kingdom. Popular series from The Royal Mint include the Britannia products, Queen’s Beast, British Music Legends, and Myths and Legends.

Lightly Used
Secondary Market
United Kingdom
Royal Mint
1/2 oz

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