The 2010 UK Countdown to London 2012 £5 Silver Proof Coin– LUKC2SP

The 2010 UK

Countdown to London 2012

£5 Silver Proof Coin

By The Royal Mint

Description:

The 2010 £5 Countdown Coin was the second in the countdown series. Following the style of the 2009 coin, this coin represents Athletics featuring a dynamic image of competing runners racing for the finishing line and the coveted gold medal. Also featured is the second countdown number, ‘2’, representing two years to the great event, and the London 2012 Olympic logo in full colour. The reverses have been created by Royal Mint engraver Claire Aldridge while, like all legal tender UK coins, the obverses feature the portrait of the Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS.

• Only 30,000 silver Proof coins have been authorised

• Features the London 2012 Olympic logo in full colour

• Struck in sterling silver to the highest quality of minting

• Official Product of London 2012.

This is your opportunity to celebrate and record this momentous event in sporting history with an exclusive, limited-edition series of four UK £5 coins released in turn during the countdown years. You may already have the first coin issued in 2009 – the 2010, 2011 and 2012 coins are now available.

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