925 Sterling Silver which is the last in the last in a series of four coins. The 2012 coin depicts the passage of time until Games Times with the ticking clock hand and also features a border inspired by the framework of the Olympic Stadium. However, in this case the coin design portrays the culmination of the athlete's dedication to compete in London 2012 with three figures standing on the winners' podium to emphasis the ultimate reward of sporting success. The reverse has been designed by Claire Aldridge while the obverse has the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley.Piedforts are coins which have been specially struck on thicker than normal blanks. As their name suggests they are closely associated with France, wherefrom the twelfth century they were apparently issued by the Kings as presentation pieces.
In Britain the practice of striking piedforts is later and less frequent, but medieval and Tudor examples are known. These legal tender coins have been struck to proof quality using specially prepared dies and highly polished blanks. Limited Mintage of 2,324 Worldwide. Piedfort Double the Thickness and Weight of its Standard Counterpart.
Struck to Royal Mint's Proof Quality in Solid. Celebrating the Countdown to the London Olympic Games.Reverse Designed by Claire Aldridge. Be sure to add me to your. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "timspong" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.