The Philatelic and Numismatic Office is institutionally appointed by the Vatican City State to issue coins, medals and stamps, and to services for collectors as well.

The Philatelic and Numismatic Office is also responsible for drafting, designing and realizing the annual program of the philatelic and numismatic issues, carrying out their sales, implementing the circulation of Vatican coins and checking the authenticity of Euro coins and Vatican stamps. At national and international level it promotes and spreads the philatelic and numismatic collecting.