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Pope Francis Presented with EXPO 2015 Milano “Super-Coin”

March 10, 2015 in Bronze, Bronze Coins, Coins, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, World Coins

By Michael Alexander (Coin Update News)

Pope-and-Mrs-Cretara.

The Organizers of the EXPO 2015 Milano official souvenir coin/medal programme have announced that His Holiness Pope Francis was presented with one of the EXPO’s limited edition “super-coins” during a meeting between the coin’s own designer, Mrs. Laura Cretara, former Artistic Director of the IPZS or Italian State Mint.

The meeting took place on Wednesday the 4th March during a public audience which was held in St. Peter’s Square at which time Mrs. Cretara presented the Pontiff with the large bronze coin surrounded with a platinum plated outer ring. The coin, of which 2,015 pieces have been produced for the EXPO Full article at the source>

Source:: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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