Euro of Vatican

Catalog of Vatican coins in euro

John Paul II
2002 – 2005
2005
Vacant see
euro 2005
Benedict XVI
2006 – 2013
2013
Vacant see
euro 2013
Francis
2004 – present

Vatican euro

The State of Vatican City is not a member state of the European Union, but was allowed to use the euro as from 1 January 2002 because of links with the Italian State, as already done for the Principality of Monaco and the Republic of San Marino. The euro has replaced the Vatican lira (VAL) at the conversion rate of 1 euro = 1936.27 VAL.

The eight euro coins have unique design as the effigy of the Pope:

The coins are minted in Italy by the mint of Rome.

2 euro commemorative coins

2004
75th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Vatican City State
2 euro Vatican 2004
2005
20th World Youth Day - Cologne
2 euro Vatican 2005
2006
500th Anniversary of the Swiss Guard
2 euro Vatican 2006
2007
80th Birthday of Pope Benedict XVI
2 euro Vatican 2007
2008
Year of Saint Paul the Apostle
2 euro Vatican 2008
2009
International Year of Astronomy
2 euro Vatican 2009
2010
Year for Priests
2 euro Vatican 2010
2011
26th World Youth Day - Madrid
2 euro Vatican 2011
2012
7th World Meeting of Families - Milan
2 euro Vatican 2012
2013
28th World Youth Day - Rio de Janeiro
2 euro Vatican 2013
2014
25 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall
2 euro Vatican 2014
2015
VIII World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia
2 euro Vatican 2015
2016
Holy Year of Mercy
2 euro Vatican 2016
2016
200th anniversary of Corps of Gendarmerie of Vatican City
2 euro Vatican 2016