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London 2012 Stamps and Coins

Stamp & Coin Mart

Posted on 30 Jul 2012

Mo Farah's second 1st class stamp
Mo Farah's second 1st class stamp
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Latest London 2012 stamp and coin news… as it happens…


First ParalympicsGB gold medal stamp revealed

Royal Mail to issue ParalympicsGB gold medal stamps

Details of every London 2012 TeamGB gold medal stamp

Royal Mail paint wrong post box gold for London 2012 gold medal win

An Olympic Effort: Creating a London 2012 gold medal stamps first day cover

Olympics London 2012 to Rio 2016 £2 handover coin revealed

Team GB rowers on first London 2012 gold medal stamps

Post boxes to be painted gold for Team GB victories

Australia first past the post in race for Olympics Gold Medal stamps


Ever since the first Olympics stamp was issued in 1896, at the birth of the modern Games, an increasing number of countries around the world have celebrated the Olympics Games on their stamps, and this year is no different. As eyes turn to our capital, countries as diverse as Iceland, San Marino and Canada will be issuing stamps celebrating the huge sporting event. Find out more in our special guide to London 2012 here, and in the August 2012 issue of Stamp & Coin Mart

London 2012 Stamps from Royal Mail

Royal Mail have issued a wide selection of stamps for the Olympic Games, and will be issuing a special stamp just hours after every Team GB victory.

Find out more about the Gold Medal stamps here, including details of the 518 Post Office branches that will be selling the stamps.

Keep up to date with Royal Mail's special stamp schedule here.



The latest London 2012 stamp collecting videos…



 View more collecting videos on the Stamp & Coin Mart YouTube channel.


Isle of Man Olympics StampsLondon 2012 Stamps from around the world


Read the in-depth guide to London 2012 stamps and coins in the August 2012 issue of Stamp & Coin Mart.

View a selection of London 2012 stamps in our London 2012 gallery.

Don't miss our exclusive London 2012 features written by Bob Farley, Chairman of the Society of Olympic Collectors.


Saar Olympics StampCollecting Olympics Stamps


Read our in-depth guide to collecting Olympic Games stamps.

Read our review of the Olympex 2012 stamp exhibition at the British Library


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