Vatican Commemorative coins

The following 2 euro commemortaive coins were issued in vatican since the introduction of the Common European Currency on January 1, 2002.

Common specifications
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
Results 1 - 15 of 15
Image of Vatican 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Corps of Gendarmerie

The coin is dedicated to the 200th Anniversary of Corps of Gendarmerie of the Vatican City. The State of the Vatican City possesses two armed forces. The the Swiss Guard, famous for their colorful uniforms, and the Vatican Gendarmerie using the classic ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Daniela Longo - Engraver: Silvia Petrass
Year Mintage Price Shop
2016 80,000 pieces - View
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2 euros - Holy Year of Mercy

Tthe second commemorative 2-euro coin issued by the Vatican in 2016 is dedicated to the Jubilee or Holy Year of Mercy. The currency on the national side shows San Martin de Tours sharing his cloak with a poor man. Pope Francis announced on 13 March ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: M. Crisciotti - Legend: "GIUBILEO della Misericordia" and "CITTÀ DEL VATICANO'
Year Mintage Price Shop
2016 105,000 pieces - View
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2 euros - VIII World Meeting of Families - Philadelfia

The VIII World Meeting of Families was held in Philadelphia, USA, from September 22 to 27. Held every three years and sponsored by the Holy See’s Pontifical Council for the Family, the World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: C. Principe

Legend: 'DELLE FAMIGLIE VIII INCONTRO MONDIALE "(VIII World Meeting of Families) and CITTA 'DEL VATICANO
Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 94,000 pieces € 34.90 Buy
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2 euros - 25 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) starting on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off (by land) West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin. The barrier included guard towers ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Sculptor: Gabriella Titotto - Designer: Claudia Momoni

Legend: "XXV crollo ANNIVERSARY OF BERLIN WALL DI 1989 2014" (Twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall 1989, 2014)
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 94,000 pieces € 49.90 Buy
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2 euros - 28th World Youth Day - Rio de Janeiro

World Youth Day 2013, stylized WYDRio2013, will be the 14th international World Youth Day, a major international Roman Catholic event, focused on faith and youth. The host city of World Youth Day 2013 will be Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil also the city will ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Engraver: Daniele Patrizo - Designer: Roberto Mauri

Legend: "XXVIII G.M.G. CITTA' DEL VATICANO RIO 2013'
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 115,000 pieces € 41.95 Buy
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2 euros - Sede Vacante

After the death or resignation of a pope, the Holy See enters a period of sede vacante. During this period, the coat of change; instead of the papal tiara over the keys, the tiara is replaced with the umbraculum or ombrellino in Italian. This symbolizes ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Sculptor: Daniele Patrizo - Designer: Maria Carmela Colaneri
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 111,000 pieces € 67.85 Buy
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2 euros - 7th World Meeting of Families - Milan

The theme of the 7th World Meeting of Families hold from 30 May to 3 June 2012 was: "The Family: Work and Celebration". In our day the organization of work is conceived of and implemented in terms of the market and its rules, marked by an increasingly ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #435
Other information Desinger: Gabriella Titotto
Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 115,000 pieces € 44.15 Buy
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2 euros - The 26th World Youth Day - Madrid

World Youth Day is a youth-oriented Catholic Church event, initiated by Blessed Pope John Paul II in 1985. While the event itself celebrates the Catholic faith, the invitation to attend extends to all youth, regardless of religious convictions. It is ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Legend: CITTA DEL VATICANO
Year Mintage Price Shop
2011 115,000 pieces € 48.00 Buy
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2 euros - The Year for Priests

The coin marks the Year for Priests, declared by Pope Benedict XVI for the period of 19 June 2009 to 19 June 2010 and concluding with an international gathering of priests with the pope. The inner part of the coin features a shepherd drawing a lamb from ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #420
Other information Designer: Prof. Guido Veroi - Engraver: Luciana De Simoni

Legend: ANNO SACERDOTALE - CITTA DEL VATICANO
Year Mintage Price Shop
2010 115,000 pieces € 49.90 Buy
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2 euros - International Year of Astronomy

The International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009) is a year-long celebration of astronomy, taking place in 2009 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the first recorded astronomical observations with a telescope by Galileo Galilei and the publication ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #410
Other information Designer: Orietta Rossi - Engraver: Maria Carmela Colaneri

Legend: ANNO INTERNAZIONALE DELL´ASTRONOMIA - CITTÀ DEL VATICANO
Year Mintage Price Shop
2009 106,084 pieces - View
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2 euros - Year of Saint Paul the Apostle

Paul the apostle was, together with Saint Peter and James the Just, the most notable of early Christian missionaries. Unlike the Twelve Apostles, there is no indication that Paul ever met Jesus before the latter's crucifixion. The coin depicts the conversion ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #404
Other information Designer: Prof. Guido Veroi - Engraver: Luciana De Simoni

Legend: ANNO SANCTO PAULO DICATO - CITTÀ DEL VATICANO
Year Mintage Price Shop
2008 91,084 pieces - View
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2 euros - 80th birthday of His Holiness Benedictus XVI

Pope Benedict XVI was born Joseph Alois Ratzinger on 16 April 1927. He is the 265th and reigning Pope, by virtue of his office of Bishop of Rome, the head of the Roman Catholic Church and, as such, Sovereign of the Vatican City State. The inner part ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #399
Other information Designer: Daniela Longo - Engraver: Maria Carmela Colaneri

Legend: 'BENEDICTI XVI P.M. AETATIS ANNO LXXX - CITTÁ DEL VATICANO
Year Mintage Price Shop
2007 85,000 pieces - View
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2 euros - 5th Centenary of the Swiss Pontifical Guard

Swiss Guards is the name given to those Swiss soldiers who have served as bodyguards, ceremonial guards, and palace guards at foreign European courts since the late 15th century. The Papal Swiss Guard in the Vatican was founded in 1506 and is the only ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #394
Other information Designer: Orietta Rossi - Engraver: Maria Carmela Colaneri

Legend: GUARDIA SVIZZERA PONTIFICIA - CITTA DEL VATICANO
Year Mintage Price Shop
2006 100,000 pieces - View
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2 euros - 20th World Youth Day - Cologne

The 20th World Youth Day 2005 (Weltjugendtag Koln) was a Catholic youth festival that started on August 16 and continued until August 21, 2005 in Cologne, Germany. It was the first World Youth Day and foreign trip of Pope Benedict XVI, who joined the ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Legend: CITTA DEL VATICANO - XX GIORNATA MONDIALE DELLA GIOVENTU
Year Mintage Price Shop
2005 100,000 pieces - View
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2 euros - 75th Foundation Anniversary

Negotiations for the settlement of the Roman Question began in 1926 between the government of Italy and the Holy See, and in 1929 they culminated in the agreements of the three Lateran Accords, signed for King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy by Prime Minister ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #358
Other information Designer: Prof. Guido Veroi - Engraver: Luciana De Simoni

Legend: 75o ANNO DELLO STATO - CITTA DEL VATICANO
Year Mintage Price Shop
2004 85,000 pieces - View
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