Elizabeth II, 2008 Gold Proof "Olympic Handover" Two Pounds NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo
Elizabeth II, 2008 Gold Proof "Olympic Handover" Two Pounds.
15.98g of 22ct/.917 gold (Actual Gold Weight: 14.64 of 24ct/pure gold). Celebrating the handover of the Olympics in Beijing in 2008 to London for 2012. Obverse: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF (Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith). Fourth portrait of Elizabeth II, crowned with the 'girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara', IRB below truncation for designer Ian Rank-Broadley. Reverse: BEIJING 2008 LONDON 2012, Olympic flag being passed from one hand to another with London 2012 logo below, designed by the Royal Mint team. Mint State/Proof FDC.
Authenticated and graded by NGC as PF70 Ultra Cameo, certification no. 6135583-018.
References: S. 4952, KM #1106b.