Circulating mintage: 918,000
Years of issue:
73 - Scarce
The end of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games marked the first major event for the London 2012, with the official handover of the Games to the next host city. The Olympic Flag was handed over from the Mayor of Beijing to the Mayor of London, followed by a short performance inviting the world to London for the 2012 Games. The reverse design depicts the flag being handed over alongside the Official London 2012 logo.
Edge Inscription: I CALL UPON THE YOUTH OF THE WORLD