Vatican 5 Euro and 10 Euro 2016
|Theme||Werelddag van de Vrede en Wereldjongeren dagen|
|Category||Other special euro coins|
æOvercome indifference and win peaceÆ was the theme of the 49th World Day of Peace, which took place on January 1, 2016. During the year of Mercy Pope Franciscus called upon everyone to fight indifference towards our neighbours and to work together for general well-being. On the face of the 5 Euro coin is an angel who places his sword in an olive bush. This symbolizes the victory of peace and triumph over the drought of the human soul. The value of 5 Euro and the country name Citta del Vaticano are also displayed. On the reverse of the coin is an image of Pope Franciscus I with the text Franciscus PP Anno Ivibilae Misericordiale MMXVI (Year of Mercy 2016). The theme of the silver 10 Euro coin is the World Youth Day 2016. This took place in Krakow, Poland, at the end of July. The theme of these days was: Blessed are the merciful, for their mercy will be done. Krakow was, among others, the place of Pope John Paul II. On the face of the 10 Euro coin are a number of youngsters who symbolically carry the wooden cr oss. In addition, the value of 10 Euro and the country name Citta del Vaticano is shown. On the reverse of the coin is the Vatican Coat of Arms with the text Franciscus PP and Year of Mercy. At the bottom of the coin is the year MMXVI (2016). Both coins are presented in a luxury package and are delivered with a certificate.