How much is the Boxing 50p worth?
We are often asked what’s the Olympic Boxing 50p coin value? The Boxing 50p is worth fifty pence however a 50p coin collector may pay more to add it to their London 2012 Sports Collection. Average sold item listings on eBay UK indicate an average value of £1.50.
Is it a rare 50p coin?
With a mintage figure of just over 2 million coins put into UK coin circulation, the Olympic Boxing coin that is less commonly found in pocket change. Check our Rare 50p List for mintage figures for all fifty pence coins in UK circulation.
Who is the designer?
Shane Abery, a delivery driver from Reading, only entered the competition in order to encourage his children to enter and didn’t consider submitting his design until friends and family encouraged him to do so. Shane wanted to ensure that the detail of the boxing gloves was as accurate as possible so he went and bought a pair to model his design on. This coin is sometimes called the boxing gloves 50p
|Reverse Designer||Shane Abery|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS|
Boxing is one of the most historic sports in the Olympic Games with men sparring since the original Olympic Games in Ancient Greece.
Visit the official Olympic Games website for the latest information on Olympic Boxing.