PONTIFICATE OF BENEDICT XVI EURO COINS PROOF VERSION - YEAR 2011

PONTIFICATE OF BENEDICT XVI EURO COINS PROOF VERSION - YEAR 2011  

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 "2011". 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. Also this year, the Coin set in Be Version will be released in two versions: the one with a silver medal, the other 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 Reopening of The Vatican Apostolic Library