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. (Values for each coin are show on this page). Some of the lower mintage coins, such as Football, Judo, Triathlon and Wrestling can achieve £5 to £7. For a full set in good condition you should expect to pay £40 to £50 on eBay.
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 link below each coin.
You can also find out more about the sport and the London 2012 results on these pages.