2008 London Olympic Games 1908

2008 London Olympic Games 1908 £2 Coins

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1908 – 2008 London Olympic Centenary £2 Coins

This coin commemorates the Centenary of the London Olympic Games of 1908 in 2008.

2008 London Olympic Games 1908 circulated

2008 London Olympic Games 1908 circulated

The lines depict a running track with the anniversary date of 1908 in the centre. The words LONDON OLYMPIC CENTENARY encircle the coin.

Along two tracks is the coin denomination of TWO POUNDS and the issue date of 2008.

TD in the lower left side of the coin are the initials of the designer Thomas Docherty.

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Mintage Figures

The mintage figures for the 2008 London Olympic Games 1908 are:

Base Metal 910,000 coins entered circulation
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU/BUNC) 165,838
Silver Proof 6,481
Silver Proof Piedfort 1,619
Gold Proof 1,908

Coin Specification

Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 12.0g
Thickness 2.5 mm
Composition Outer:  Nickel-Brass (76% copper, 4% nickel, 20% zinc)
Inner:  Cupro-nickel (75% copper, 25% nickel)
Obverse Designers Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer The Royal Mint Engraving Team
Edge Milled
Edge Inscription THE 4TH OLYMPIAD LONDON

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