To herald the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London Royal Mail issued four distinctive new definitive bearing the official Emblems of the Games of the XXX Olympiad and the XIV Paralympic Games.
The four elements of the Olympic Emblem (outlines of the numerals of 2012) are designed to accommodate different colours and imagery. The 2012 Paralympic Games Emblem is composed of the same elements as the one for the Olympiad, but features three ‘agitos’ (asymmetrical crescent shapes denoting movement) instead of the Olympic Rings and the words ‘Paralympic Games’ at the bottom right.
Title: London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Definitives
Date of Issue: 5 January 2012
Country: Great Britain
Denominations: 2 x 1st class, 2 x 20g