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          COIN CLUB

Reading Coin Club

1978 VATICAN COINS

 

1978 was a year that saw two Popes die.

Firstly, Pope Paul VI died on 6 August 1978 which left the Papal throne empty.

This coin was issued to commemorate that event.

 

     

1978 VATICAN CITY 500 Lire, SEDE VACANTE MCMLXXVIII  (Vacant seat - 1978) 

Silver 500 Lire from the Vatican City.

This coin was issued after the death of Pope Paul VI

The coin weighs: 11.00 Gram. Purity of silver 0.0835 (0.2953 ASW) Diameter: 28.5 mm.

This coin is being offered in the original folder of issue.

The coin is in choice unused condition.

Mintage: 200,000 and is reasonably scarce to find in the original folder.

 

Our Price:  25.00

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Due to the death of Pope John Paul I on 28 September 1978 the papal throne was empty for the second time that year.

This coin was issued to commemorate that event.

 

     

1978 VATICAN CITY 500 Lire, SEDE VACANTE SEPTEMBER MCMLXXVIII 

(Vacant seat - SEPTEMBER - 1978) 

Silver 500 Lire from the Vatican City.

This coin was issued after the death of Pope John Paul I

The coin weighs: 11.00 Gram. Purity of silver 0.0835 (0.2953 ASW) Diameter: 28.5 mm.

This coin is being offered in the original folder of issue.

The coin is in choice unused condition.

 

Our Price:  25.00

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VATICAN COIN SETS for 1980 & 1981

Issued for Pope John Paul II

 

  

1980 VATICAN CITY - Uncirculated set 

10 Lire to Silver 500 Lire (6 coins) in original folder

Issued for Pope John Paul II (2nd year or reign)

The 500 Lire weighs: 11.00 Gram. Purity of silver 0.0835 (0.2953 ASW) Diameter: 28.5 mm.

The coins are in choice unused condition.

 

Our Price:  35.00

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1981 VATICAN CITY - Uncirculated set 

10 Lire to Silver 500 Lire (6 coins) in original folder

Issued for Pope John Paul II (3rd year or reign)

The 500 Lire weighs: 11.00 Gram. Purity of silver 0.0835 (0.2953 ASW) Diameter: 28.5 mm.

The coins are in choice unused condition.

 

Our Price:  35.00

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