2012 Handover to Rio Circulated £2

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Description

Coin will arrive in circulated condition
About This Design
At the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the world watched as London handed over the mantle to the next host city, Rio de Janeiro.

This coin was the final coin in The Royal Mint’s London 2012 Coin Programme and celebrated the milestone with an evocative design by Jonathan Olliffe.

Specifications

Issued 2012
Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 12.0g
Thickness 2.5mm
Composition
Outer: Nickel-brass (76% copper, 4% nickel, 20% zinc)
Inner: Cupro-nickel (75% copper, 25% nickel)

Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Jonathan Olliffe
Edge Milled
Edge Inscription I CALL UPON THE YOUTH OF THE WORLD
Mintage 845,000*

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