Vatican 5 Euro and 10 Euro 2015
|Circulation||6.500 (5 Euro) en 6.999 (10 Euro)|
|Category||Other special euro coins|
These are the 2015 Vatican 5 Euro and 10 Euro coins. The 5 Euro coin has the theme of the æ14th General Assembly of the BishopÆs SynodÆ. Pope Franciscus has chosen æthe familyÆ as the central theme of this Episcopal Synod. On the face of the 5 Euro coin is an image of the Fresco made by the artist Giotto. On this Fresco Joachim and Anne are shown in an embrace. This Fresco can be seen in the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. At the top of the coin is the text æCitta del VaticanoÆ to the left side of which is the number 5 and to the right is the word "euro". On the reverse of the coin is a portrait Pope Franciscus to the right of which is the text æFranciscus PPÆ along with æA.D. MMXVÆ (2015) and æS.P. IIIÆ. The coin is presented in a luxury package and is supplied with a certificate. The issue of this 5 Euro coin is 6,500 copies. The 10 Euro coin has as its theme the fact that Pope John Paul II died ten years ago. On the face of the coin is an image of Pope John Paul II. On the left side of the coin you is the coun try name Citta del Vaticano and the value of 10 Euro. On the reverse of the coin the Coat of Arms of Pope Franciscus is depicted, encircled by the text æFranciscus P.P. Anno MMXV S.P. IIIÆ The 10 Euro coin is also presented in a luxury package and comes with a certificate. The quality of the coin is Silver Proof and the issue of this coin is 6,999 copies.