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Commemorative coin

200th anniversary of the Gendarmerie Corps of Vatican City State

Official Journal of the European Union

The national face features a Vatican Guard in front of the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica. At the top, in semi-circle is the inscription ‘CORPO DELLA GENDARMERIA 1816-2016’. At the bottom, in semi-circle is the name of the issuing country ‘CITTÀ DEL VATICANO’. The mint mark ‘R’ appears at the left of the design and the name of the designer ‘D. Longo’ appears at the right. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2016/C 146/09

Edge lettering

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


Daniela Longo

Volume of issue

Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato ( Rom )
Folder BU02.06.201680.00018,00
Philatelic Numismatic Cover BU06.12.20168.00045,00
Folder Proof02.06.201610.00037,00