London 2012 Olympic Sports 50p Coins Value List
29 fifty pence coins dated 2011 entered circulation to celebrate the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
How many Olympic 50p coins are there?
The Royal Mint minted 29 new 50p designs in 2011 to mark the 2012 London Olympics with a coin design for each Olympic sport.
How much is a full set of Olympic 50p coins worth?
Most of the designs sell to collectors for between £1 and £2 (collector value guide price is shown on this page for each coin). Some of the lower mintage coins, such as Football, Judo, Triathlon and Wrestling can achieve £8 to £13.
For a full set of circulated coins in good condition you should expect to pay about £71 on eBay. If you have all 29 designs - selling the 50ps individually could return more than the set value - you could get around £89 for the 29 coins.
A Circulated condition Elizabeth II 2011 50p Football is worth about £13.
Who designed the coins?
The designs for the Olympic sports collection were submitted by the public in response to a competition run by The Royal Mint. So they coins have been "designed by the nation". 27 people had their designs selected including 2 people with 2 designs each. To find out more about each of the designers, click the coin.
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Aquatics
BU Mintage: 157,990
Guide prices shown are for coins in Circulated (CIRC) and Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition. We can accept no liability for the accuracy of the prices quoted.
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Archery
BU Mintage: 140,195
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Athletics
BU Mintage: 168,498
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Badminton
BU Mintage: 124,237
Collectors' Coins: Decimal Issues of the United Kingdom (1968 - 2021) - Comprehensive price-guide to British decimal coins.
2021 Coin Publications: 8th edition (28 October 2021) - 198 pages.
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Basketball
BU Mintage: 137,157
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Boccia
BU Mintage: 126,662
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Boxing
BU Mintage: 142,151
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Canoeing
BU Mintage: 116,114
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Cycling
BU Mintage: 156,872
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Equestrian
BU Mintage: 145,122
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Fencing
BU Mintage: 130,815
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Football
BU Mintage: 188,262
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Goalball
BU Mintage: 114,334
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Gymnastics
BU Mintage: 145,895
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Handball
BU Mintage: 117,566
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Hockey
BU Mintage: 130,813
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Judo
BU Mintage: 128,442
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Modern Pentathlon
BU Mintage: 123,357
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Rowing
BU Mintage: 140,977
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Sailing
BU Mintage: 138,535
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Shooting
BU Mintage: 125,398
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Table Tennis
BU Mintage: 123,195
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Taekwondo
BU Mintage: 120,210
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Tennis
BU Mintage: 144,535
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Triathlon
BU Mintage: 146,354
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Volleyball
BU Mintage: 124,115
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Weightlifting
BU Mintage: 121,778
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Wheelchair Rugby
BU Mintage: 121,175
Elizabeth II 2011 50p Wrestling
BU Mintage: 127,279
There are a number of factors that affect 50p values, some 50ps may be worth less than the coin grade guide value, whereas other same year date examples could command much higher prices if they exibit desirable features such as strike errors.
Coin images shown on this page are courtesy of The Royal Mint.
Coin mintages courtesy of changerange.net.