In 2012, to commemorate the London Olympic Games, the Royal Mint released a very Limited IssueBrilliant Uncirculated Olympic Games £5 Five Pound Coin.
The reverse designed by Saiman Miah features the London skyline and the River Thames within a central circle. Iconic buildings depicted include Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Gherkin, St Paulís Cathedral, theLondon Eye and the Tower of London, with London 2012 arching above. The outer ring of the design features pictograms representing various Olympic sports which are synonymous with the London 2012 Games.
The obverse design is the stunning portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley.