The Sports Collection Tennis 50p was designed by Tracy Baines.
2011 mintage of 1454000 entered circulation to represent Tennis being part of the London 2012 Olympics.
The Tennis 50p coin is worth 50p but as a collectors item we value a good condition circulation London 2012 50p Sports Collection - Tennis fifty pence at £2.05.
In a Royal Mint video interview with the Tennis coin designer Tracy Baines, asked what was the inspiration behind your idea?, Tracy said: Well I chose tennis because mainly my mum is just a huge fan of it and it’s a sport I have grown up with and I enjoy watching as well so I just thought tennis, yes why not?
Olympic Tennis: Men's tennis debuted at Athens 1896 and women followed at Paris 1900. All games are the best of 3 sets except the men's final which is the best of 5 sets.
Did you know?: When a player has no points it is called "LOVE" after the French word "L'OEUF" meaning egg.
The Royal Mint London 2012 50p Sports Collection - Tennis coin 24/29 LUK50TEN was priced at £2.99 when released, but since then the value has increased and it is now worth three times that amount.
London 2012 Tennis Results Highlights: Andy Murray won gold in the men's singles with Serena Williams taking the gold in the women's event. The doubles events were both won by team USA and Great Britain picked up silver in the mixed doubles. View the full London 2012 Tennis results courtesy of olympic.org