£2: London 2012 Handover

Mintage: 845,000

Years of issue: 2012 Information: At the end of each Olympic Games, the next host city of the Games is celebrated with a flag handover ceremony. On 12th August at the London 2012 Closing Ceremony, the mayor of Rio de Janeiro was handed the Olympic flag by the president of the International Olympic Committee, Jacques Rogge. After that, an eight-minute show followed, showcasing the diversity of rhythms and dancing which are synonomous with Brazil.

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