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
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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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 Piedfort||1,619|
|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||THE 4TH OLYMPIAD LONDON|