2012 Gold Proof Two Pound Coin
There will be a two pound coin for 2012 to commemorate the handover ceremony of the Olympic Games to the next host, Rio de Janeiro.
The base metal, and silver proof versions of these coins will be issued in August 2012.
The obverse features the fourth of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ian Rank Broadley, FRBS, FSNAD, whose initials IRB appear under the head, with the inscription:
ELIZABETH II D G REG FID DEF
The reverse features two hands meeting, handing over the Olympic relay baton over, with a sweeping flag of the United Kingdom twisting into the Brazilian flag.
The legend (inscription) reads:
Diameter = millimetres.
Weight = Gross weight in grams.
Gold Content = Actual fine gold content in troy ounces.
Olympic Games Handover to Rio Gold Proof Two Pound Coin
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Reverse of 2012 Olympic Games Handover to Rio Two Pounds
Obverse of 2012 Olympic Games Handover to Rio Two Pounds
2012 Olympic Games Handover to Rio Two Pounds in Presentation Box
2012 Olympic Games Handover to Rio Two Pounds Certificate