Vatican Euro and cent coins

On the basis of an agreement with the EU, Vatican City can distribute Euro Coins, too.

Vatican City has already issued four series of coins.

  • National identification: Città del Vaticano
  • Other marks: GV (designer), UP (engraver), INC
  • Edge inscription (€2):
     
    Edge lettering

First series

The first series shows Pope John Paul II in profile facing left.

  • Design: Guido Veroi (GiV)

National back side of the 2-euro coin in circulation in the Vatican, 1 series
National back side of the 2-euro coin in circulation, 1 series
  
National back side of the 1-euro coin in circulation in the Vatican, 1 series
National back side of the 1-euro coin in circulation, 1 series
  
National back side of the 50-cent coin in circulation in the Vatican, 1 series
National back side of the 50-cent coin in circulation, 1 series

National back side of the 5-cent coin in circulation in the Vatican, 1 series
National back side of the 5-cent coin in circulation, 1 series

Second series

The second series depicts the insignia of the Apostolic Chamber and the coat of arms of the Cardinal Chamberlain as well as the inscription "Sede Vacante".

  • Design: Daniela Longio (DL)

National back side of the 2-euro coin in circulation in the Vatican, 2 series
National back side of the 2-euro coin in circulation, 2 series
  
National back side of the 1-euro coin in circulation in the Vatican, 2 series
National back side of the 1-euro coin in circulation, 2 series
  
National back side of the 50-cent coin in circulation in the Vatican, 2 series
National back side of the 50-cent coin in circulation, 2 series

National back side of the 5-cent coin in circulation in the Vatican, 2 seriesie
National back side of the 5-cent coin in circulation, 2 series

Third series

The third series bears a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI.

  • Design: Guido Veroi (GiV)


National back side of the 2-euro coin in circulation in the Vatican, 3 series
National back side of the 2-euro coin in circulation, 3 series
   
National back side of the 1-euro coin in circulation in the Vatican, 3 series
National back side of the 1-euro coin in circulation, 3 series
   
National back side of the 50-cent coin in circulation in the Vatican, 3 series
National back side of the 50-cent coin in circulation, 3 series

National back side of the 5-cent coin in circulation in the Vatican, 3 series
National back side of the 5-cent coin in circulation, 3 series

Forth series

In the current 4 Series found the portrait of Pope Francis.

  • Design: Gabriella Titotto (1,2 and 5 Cent), Orietta Rossi (10, 20 and 50 Cent), Patrizio Daniele (1 and 2 €).

National back side of the 2-euro coin in circulation in the Vatican, 4 series
National back side of the 2-euro coin in circulation, 4 series
National back side of the 1-euro coin in circulation in the Vatican, 4 series
National back side of the 1-euro coin in circulation, 4 series
National back side of the 50-cent coin in circulation in the Vatican, 4 series
National back side of the 50-cent coin in circulation, 4 series

National back side of the 5-cent coin in circulation in the Vatican, 4 series
National back side of the 5-cent coin in circulation, 4 series