2012 London Olympics Gold Proof £5 Coin

Marks the grandeur of the 2012 London Olympics, celebrating international unity and the spirit of athletic excellence.

Intricately detailed Olympic Rings and representations of various Olympic sports, embodying the essence of global competition and camaraderie.

Queen Elizabeth II’s dignified effigy by Ian Rank-Broadley, exemplifying grace and sovereignty in modern British coinage.

‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’ encircles the Queen’s portrait, affirming Her Royal majesty and enduring reign.




In homage to the spectacular 2012 London Olympic Games, the year 2012 saw the release of the resplendent Olympic Gold Proof £5 Coin. This exquisite piece is a key element of the esteemed Olympic series and is meticulously crafted from the finest 22-Carat Gold, weighing a solid 1.41 ounces of the purest, top-quality Gold.

The reverse of this illustrious coin features a striking portrayal of the Olympic Rings, intricately designed to symbolise unity and the coming together of athletes from across the globe. This emblematic representation reflects the Olympic spirit of friendship, respect, and the pursuit of excellence. Surrounding this iconic symbol are beautifully detailed depictions of various Olympic sports, capturing the essence of competition and the honour of representing one’s country.

The obverse presents a refined and elegant portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, designed by the renowned sculptor Ian Rank Broadley. This portrait, epitomising grace and authority, adds a stately presence to the coin, enhancing its appeal to collectors and admirers of British heritage.

Struck with unparalleled precision, the Olympic Gold Proof £5 Coin is a testament to the expertise in coin-making. Employing advanced techniques and specially selected tools, the minting process ensures that each aspect of the Olympic Rings and Her Majesty’s portrait is rendered with exquisite clarity and a lustrous finish.

This coin is issued in a strictly limited edition available worldwide, making it a highly sought-after collector’s item. Its composition of solid, flawless 916.7 Gold underscores its value and rarity. The 2012 London Olympics Gold Proof £5 Coin is not just a celebration of the historic London Olympics but also an emblem of international unity and the enduring spirit of athletic achievement.

Weight (grams)39.94g
Fineness / Carat0.9167/ 22
Maximum Mintage5000
MonarchElizabeth II (1952-2022)
Obverse DesignerIan Rank-Broadley
Reverse DesignerSaiman Miah
Denomination£5 Crown
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
GradePF 70
SecurityNGC Certified


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