London 2012 50p Sports Collection - Modern-Pentathlon
The Sports Collection Modern Pentathlon 50p was designed by Daniel Brittain.
2011 mintage of 1689500 entered circulation to represent Modern-Pentathlon being part of the London 2012 Olympics.
The Modern Pentathlon 50p coin is worth 50p but as a collectors item we value a good condition circulation London 2012 50p Sports Collection - Modern-Pentathlon fifty pence at £1.83.
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In a Royal Mint video interview with the Modern-Pentathlon coin designer Daniel Brittain, asked why did you choose Modern Pentathlon for your design?, Daniel said: I picked Modern Pentathlon because of the challenge of getting five sports onto one coin.
The event was devised by modern Olympics founder Baron Pierre De Coubertin. Athletes compete in 5 events in one day, Epee Fencing, Swimming, Show Jumping, Running and Shooting (part of a single event at London 2012 and after). The athlete's start the final run (staggered) based on points attained in the other events, first to cross the line wins gold.
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