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Commemorative coin

The 26th World Youth Day in Madrid

Official Journal of the European Union

The inner part of the coin shows, at the centre, some young people and flags, and also the mintmark ‘R’ and the year ‘2011’. At the top, along the outer limit of the inner ring, from left to right, ‘XXVI’ and ‘G.M.G’ from Giornata Mondiale della Gioventù (World Youth Day). At the bottom, the name of the issuing country ‘CITTÀ DEL VATICANO’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2011/C 301/06

Edge lettering

« 2 ★ » repeated six times, alternately upright and inverted


Orietta Rossi

Volume of issue

Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato ( Rom )
Circulation coins 18.10.2011for the staff of the Vatican9.000
Folder BU18.10.201198.00015,00
Philatelic Numismatic Cover BU29.11.20118.00045,00