2012 Olympic Games Handover to Rio coins were issued to commemorate the Olympic Handover from London 2012 to Rio 2016.
At the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the world watched as London handed over the mantle to the next host city, Rio de Janeiro.
This coin was the final coin in The Royal Mint’s London 2012 Coin Programme and celebrated the milestone with an evocative design by Jonathan Olliffe.
The design depicts the moment of a baton handover in a relay race.
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The mintage figures for the 2012 Olympic Games Handover to Rio are:
|Base Metal||845,000 coins entered circulation|
|Brilliant Uncirculated (BU/BUNC)||28,356|
|Silver Proof Piedfort||2,000|
|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 Inscription||I CALL UPON THE YOUTH OF THE WORLD|