Vatican BU Set "Sede Vacante" 2005

Vatican BU Set "Sede Vacante" 2005

vatican bu set sede vacante 2005 - Royal Dutch mint


• Special coin set commemorating the Popeless Period (Sede Vacante) after the death of Pope John Paul II on April 2, 2005.

• The coins do not show a portrait, but the papal Ombrellino and the coat of arms of the Camerlengo, the temporary substitute of the pope.

• On April 24, 2005, the new Pope Benedict XVI was inaugurated, but the first coins with his effigy will not appear until 2006.

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Article number 0108045
Metal Various
Quality Brilliant Uncirculated
Mintage 60.000