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Coin "1950 years since the death of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul" 2 euro Vatican

    The commemorative coin of 2 euro of the Vatican is dedicated to the 1950th anniversary of the martyrdom of the holy apostles Peter and Paul and was issued in 2017 with a circulation of 90,000 coins.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin depicts portraits of Saints Peter and Paul, on both sides of which are the symbols of saints - keys and sword. Above the portraits is the inscription "CITTA DEL VATICANO, " and below - "1950 DEL MARTIRIO DEI SANTI PIETRO E PAOLO" ("1950th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARTYRDOM OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL"). Also on the coin is the year of issue and the sign of the Italian Mint. 12 stars of the European Union are located on the outer ring.


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

2007 - 80 years of Pope Benedict XVI

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 - 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 - 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