PONTIFICATE OF BENEDICT XVI EURO COINS PROOF VERSION - YEAR 2010

PONTIFICATE OF BENEDICT XVI EURO COINS PROOF VERSION - YEAR 2010  

The Numismatic Office of the Vatican City presents the new coin set in proof version. The set, which is composed by 8 coins (2 and 1 Euro, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1 Eurocent), bears the date “2010”. The reverse side is common to all countries, while the obverse shows His Holiness Benedict XVI, Sovereign of Vatican City State, the text “CITTÀ DEL VATICANO“ and twelve stars. The Coin set in BE Version will be presented in two versions, the usual one with the silver medal and a very special version with a gold medal. This last one will be issued in a limited mintage of 300 coins. The medal's theme, for both versions, will be the IV Centenary of the death of Caravaggio.