2 Euro 2013 - VATICAN CITY - Sede Vacante MMXIII Packed in blister pack.
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.
Description: The design features the coat of arms of the Cardinal Camerlengo and above it the symbol of the Apostolic Camera, two small crosses, the words ‘CITTÀ DEL VATICANO’ at the left and ‘SEDE VACANTE MMXIII’ at the right. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
Issuing volume: 125 000 coins
Date of issue: 3 June 2013