Scarce issue (only 1,800 authorized) in honor of the Israel Olympic Delegation to the 2012 Olympic Games.
Israel is proud of the recent high performances of its gymnasts in international competitions, which have brought them into the world's foremost group of competitors; Alex Shatilov, Irina Risenzon and Neta Rivkin achieved high results in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, as well as in the 2009 and 2010 European and World Championships.
In anticipation of the 2012 London Olympic Games, the Israel's goal is to come home with an Olympic Medal for the 6th consecutive time.
Obverse: The face value in Hebrew and English, the Israel State Emblem, "Israel" in Hebrew, English and Arabic, the mint year, the shape of the Israeli flag formed by a ribbon used in an artistic gymnastic exercise.
Reverse: An impressive ribbon performance by a gymnast, with the ribbon flying in the air in the shape of a Star of David.