Wheelchair Rugby 50p

What’s the 2011 Volleyball 50p Worth?

Based on our research, the current coin collector value for the 2011 Olympic Volleyball 50p coin is worth:

Coin VariantCollector Value
Circulated : Mintage: 1,765,500 Scarcity = Less Common£2.00
Brilliant Uncirculated (Royal Mint Pack) : Mintage: 124,115£4.00

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Description

Wheelchair rugby, also known as “m*rderball,” is a team sport for athletes with disabilities. It combines elements of rugby, basketball, and handball, and is played by teams of four players on an indoor court. The sport is known for its physical intensity and strategic depth, offering a fast-paced and competitive environment for participants.

Wheelchair Rugby in the UK

Despite the absence of a commemorative coin, wheelchair rugby is a significant and highly respected sport within the Paralympic movement and has a strong presence in the UK. For those interested in getting involved with or learning more about wheelchair rugby in the UK, here are some valuable resources:

  • GB Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR): https://gbwr.org.uk/
    • GB Wheelchair Rugby is the national governing body for wheelchair rugby in Great Britain. Their website offers information on how to get involved in the sport, whether as a player, coach, official, or volunteer. It also provides details on the national team, upcoming competitions, and development programs.
  • Find a Club: https://gbwr.org.uk/find-a-club/
    • GBWR’s club finder tool helps individuals locate wheelchair rugby clubs in their area, making it easier to get involved in the sport.
  • International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF): http://www.iwrf.com/
    • The IWRF is the international governing body for the sport of wheelchair rugby. Their website offers information on the rules of the sport, international competitions, and the global wheelchair rugby community.

Getting Involved

Wheelchair rugby offers an inclusive, competitive, and supportive environment for athletes with disabilities. It promotes physical fitness, teamwork, and strategic thinking. For anyone looking to get involved, the resources listed above provide a great starting point for connecting with the wheelchair rugby community, learning the sport, and finding opportunities to play or compete.

Conclusion

While there may not be a Wheelchair Rugby 50p coin, the sport itself plays a crucial role in the Paralympic Games and offers a vibrant community for athletes with disabilities in the UK and around the world. Through organizations like GB Wheelchair Rugby and the IWRF, individuals have access to a wealth of information and support to engage with this dynamic and inspiring sport.

The London 2012 50p Wheelchair Rugby coin

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The Wheelchair Rugby 50p Pack commemorates the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Gamescollect all 29 Olympic coins and have fun filling up your Collector Album!

Wheelchair Rugby 50p coin design

The Wheelchair Rugby 50p coin, designed by Natasha Ratcliffe, comes in a fun and vibrant pack, making the London 2012 Sports Collection.

In January 2009 the Royal Mint launched its biggest ever competition, inviting the British public to design a series of new 50p coins. Thousands of excellent designs were received from all over the UK, featuring all 29 sports of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The best designs were selected and now they’ve been made into coins for you to collect as lasting mementoes of London 2012.

The designer of the Wheelchair Rugby coin

Natasha Ratcliffe
Natasha Ratcliffe from Cornwall with her 50p coin for wheelchair rugby and handball

Natasha Ratcliffe is a self-employed sculptor and part-time chef from Cornwall and is responsible for creating both the wheelchair rugby and handball coins. Natasha has a degree in art which she received from the University of Falmouth and specialises in creating coins and medals. She has had international exhibitions and has some selected pieces on display in the British Museum collection.