2011 Great Britain London Olympics 2012 Higher Gold Proof 3 Coin Set

Celebrates the ‘Higher’ aspect of the London 2012 Olympics, capturing the aspirational spirit and athletic excellence.

Elegantly portrays an Olympic high jumper, symbolising ambition and the heights of human achievement, created by a renowned British artist.

Detailed depiction of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, reflecting her role in a nation striving for greater heights during the Olympic year.

Features ‘2011’, the Olympic emblem, and inscriptions relevant to the theme of reaching higher goals.

EXTRAORDINARILY SCARCE

PF 70

£ POA

In 2011, a remarkable and thematic three-coin set was issued, titled the 2011 Great Britain London Olympics 2012 Higher Gold Proof 3 Coin Set. This exclusive collection was specially minted in anticipation of the London 2012 Olympics and focuses on the theme ‘Higher,’ reflecting one of the Olympic mottos. The set includes the Juno Gold Proof £25 Coin, the Apollo Gold Proof £25 Coin, and the Jupiter Gold Proof £100 Coin, each beautifully designed to encapsulate the essence of reaching higher in Olympic endeavours.

1. 2011 Great Britain London Olympics 2012 Higher – Juno Gold Proof £25 Coin: Struck in 22-Carat Gold, this coin features Juno, the Roman goddess known for her protective and nurturing attributes. The design symbolises the aspiration to reach higher in both physical and spiritual realms, aligning with the Olympic spirit of pursuing greater heights.

2. 2011 Great Britain London Olympics 2012 Higher – Apollo Gold Proof £25 Coin: The Apollo Gold Proof £25 Coin commemorates Apollo, the Greek and Roman deity of music, arts, and knowledge. It embodies the pursuit of higher knowledge and excellence, resonating with the Olympic ethos of striving for personal and athletic advancement.

3. 2011 Great Britain London Olympics 2012 Higher – Jupiter Gold Proof £100 Coin: The centrepiece of the set, the £100 coin, is dedicated to Jupiter, the king of the Roman gods. This coin represents the power, authority, and the aspiration to reach higher realms of achievement, echoing the grandeur and ambition of the Olympic Games.

Each coin in the 2011 Great Britain London Olympics 2012 Higher Gold Proof 3 Coin Set is graded PF 70, indicating its perfect condition and exceptional minting quality. This set celebrates the spirit of the London 2012 Olympics, capturing the essence of the ‘Higher’ motto through its depiction of classical deities. The coins are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts of both numismatics and the Olympics, representing a unique blend of sporting inspiration and numismatic craftsmanship.

MetalGold
CollectionCoin sets, Commemorative
Set3 Set
Fineness / Carat0.9167/ 22
Year2011
MonarchElizabeth II (1952-2022)
Obverse DesignerIan Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer
Denomination
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
SecurityNGC Certified

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