2004 Roger Bannister Circulated 50p



Coin will arrive in circulated condition

About This Design
The legs of a running athlete with a stylised stopwatch in the background and the value 50 PENCE below.

The fifty pence reverse design for 2004 celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of Roger Bannister’s astonishing feat of human achievement – breaking the four-minute mile barrier. The coin’s reverse was designed by celebrated sculptor, James Butler RA, whose design conveys the sense of dedication and commitment to achieving a formidable goal which Roger Bannister did in 1954.

Issued 2004
Diameter 27.30mm
Weight 8.00g
Thickness 1.78mm
Composition Cupro-nickel
(75% copper, 25%
Obverse Designers Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen
2004 – Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
Reverse Designer James Butler
Edge Plain
Mintage 9,032,500*


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