2012 Silver Proof £2 coin commemorating the handover the London Olympic Games to the next host, Rio de Janeiro.
This is the silver proof version of the coin. The coin comes in a protective capsule, and is displayed inside a black presentation box.
The Fourth Portrait The fourth of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ian Rank Broadley, FRBS, FSNAD, whose initials IRB appear under the head, as used on all British coins from 1998. The legend (inscription) reads: ELIZABETH II D G REG FID DEF TWO POUNDS 2012
The reverse features two hands meeting, handing over the Olympic relay baton over, with a sweeping flag of the United Kingdom twisting into the Brazilian flag. The legend (inscription) reads: LONDON 2012 RIO 2016
|Fineness||.925 sterling silver. Outer: .925 sterling silver plated with fine gold|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Jonathan Olliffe|