PHOTOS: Check Out The Collectible Coins Issued For London's Olympics

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Photo: Royal Mint

The British Royal Mint, in anticipation of this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic games has issued a series of 50p coins depicting various Olympic spectacles.There are 29 coins in all. One’s showing the heat of a wrestling bout, and one demonstrates the ferocity of wheelchair rugby players.

However our favourite has to be the coin explaining soccer’s offside rule. Maybe authorities should make it standard issue to all referees at the games.

And if you want to get your hands on the 50p coins, you can, for the price of £2.99. Hang on…

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