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Commemorative coin

28th World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro

Official Journal of the European Union

The design features the most known monument of Rio de Janeiro, the ‘Christ of Corcovado’, and some young people around the statue. At the top, in semi-circle, the inscription ‘XXVIII G.M.G. CITTÀ DEL VATICANO RIO 2013’. At the right, the mintmark ‘R’ and the name of the artist ‘P DANIELE’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2013/C 265/05

Edge lettering

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


Patrizio Daniele

Volume of issue

Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato ( Rom )
Circulation coins 15.10.2013for the staff of the Vatican14.000
Folder BU15.10.201389.00017,00
Philatelic Numismatic Cover BU05.12.201312.00045,00