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Commemorative coin

90th anniversary of the foundation of the Vatican City State

Official Journal of the European Union

The design features a portrait of Pope Pius XI (Sovereign of the State in 1929) and the Lateran in Rome. At the top, from left to right, in semi-circle is the inscription of the issuing country ‘STATO DELLA CITTÀ DEL VATICANO’. At the bottom are the years ‘1929’ and ‘2019’ and underneath the name of the artist ‘FUSCO’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2019/C 192/12

Edge lettering

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


Daniela Fusco

Volume of issue

Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato ( Rom )
Folder BU07.05.201969.00018,00
Philatelic Numismatic Cover BU10.09.20195.00046,00
Folder Proof07.05.201910.00037,00