The 2009 UK 'Countdown to London 2012' £5 for £5 pack | The Royal Mint

The 2009 UK 'Countdown to London 2012' £5 for £5 pack

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  • Housed in a presentation card
  • Official Product of London 2012
  • Features the London 2012 Olympic Logo
  • Minted to a higher quality than coins in your pocket
Product code: LUKC1


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For anyone with a passion for sport

The 2009 Countdown Coin

Available at just £5 - the coin’s actual face value - it makes a perfect keepsake for family and friends.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to own the first of four coins that count down to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The 2009 coin marks the start of the 3, 2, 1 countdown to London 2012 and represents the much-loved sport of Swimming, finely crafted onto a UK legal tender £5 coin, with the Queen’s portrait on the obverse.

Background Information

London 2012 Countdown CoinThe reverse features a design representing the sport of Swimming, specially created by Claire Aldridge, a Royal Mint engraver, while the obverse bears the Queen’s portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS.

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London 2012 £5 Coin

Alloy Cupro-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Reverse Designer Claire Aldridge BA
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
Quality Brilliant Uncirculated

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