The obverse of the commemorative coin depicts the Apostle Paul riding a horse in front of the city of Damascus. On the left side of the coin there is the inscription "CITTÀ DEL VATICANO" on the right - "ANNO SANCTO PAULO DICATO." Also indicated is the sign of the Roman Mint and the signature of the artist and engraver. On the outer ring are 12 stars of the European Union.
Outer part - copper-nickel alloy
Inside - nickel brass
2006 - 500 years of the Swiss Guard
2010 - Year of the priest
2016 - Holy Year of Mercy