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Coin "80 Years of Pope Benedict XVI" 2 Euros Vatican

    The Vatican commemorative coin "80 years of Pope Benedict XVI" with a face value of 2 euro was issued in 2007 with a circulation of 100,000 coins.

   On the obverse of the commemorative coin is a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI. Around the portrait is the inscription "BENEDICTI XVI P.M. AETATIS ANNO LXXX CITTÁ DEL VATICANO" (Benedict-XVI, 80 On the left is the year of issue of the coin and the sign of the Roman Mint. 12 stars of the European Union are located in a circle.

 

2 euro

Outer part - copper-nickel alloy

Inside - nickel brass

8.5 g25.75 mm2.2 mm

 

 

List of Vatican Euro commemorative coins

2004 - 75 years of Vatican State formation

2005 - 20th International Youth Day in Cologne

2006 - 500 years of the Swiss Guard

2008 - Apostle Paul

2009 - International Year of Astronomy

2010 - Year of the priest

2011 - XXVI World Youth Day in Madrid

2012 - VII World Meeting of Families

 2013 — Sede Vacante

2013 - XXVIII World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro

2014 - 25 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall

2015 - VIII World Meeting of Families

2016 - 200th anniversary of the Vatican Gendarmerie Corps

2016 - Holy Year of Mercy

 2017-1950 years since the death of the holy apostles Peter and Paul

2017 - 100th anniversary of the appearance of the Virgin Mary in Fatima

2018 - European Year of Cultural Heritage

2018 - 50 years since the death of Padre Pio

2019 - 90 years since the founding of the city-state of the Vatican

2019 - 25 years since the restoration of the Sistine Chapel

2020 - 100 years since the birth of John Paul II

2020 - 500 years since the death of Rafael Santi

2021 - 450 years since the birth of Caravaggio

 2021-700 years since the death of Dante Alighieri