The design features Pope John Paul II, the home where He was born and the Basilica near His
home in Wadowice, Poland. At the top left, in semi-circle is the inscription ‘PAPA GIOVANNI PAOLO II’. At the right are
the years ‘1920 2020’, and the mintmark ‘R’. At the bottom, in semi-circle, is the name of the issuing country ‘CITTA’ DEL
VATICANO’. Under the image of the Basilica are the artist’s name ‘G. TITOTTO’ and the engraver’s initials ‘M.A.C. INC’
(Maria Angela Cassol, engraver).
Subject of commemoration
100th Anniversary of the Birth of Pope John Paul II
Date of issue