2012 Olympic Coin | Filipino design chosen for 2012 Olympic coin

That's the winning design for 2012 Olympic coin. Yes, a Filipino's design for 2012 Olympic coin was chosen to be printed on millions of 50-pence, the biggest coin circulating in Great Britain.

According to reports, of the more than 30,000 people, mostly Brits who submitted designs to the biggest ever competition held by the Currency Manufacturer Royal Mint, Roderick Enriquez, a graphic designer based in London is the only Asian. Such a rare and distinct honor for the Philippines.
Roderick Enriquez could not believe to this day that his coin design would become one of the treasured mementos for the 2012 London Olympics.
Enriquez received one gold and one silver coin bearing his Olympic design. The commemorative coins will become part of the British Museum.

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