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Centenary of the Fatima apparitions


The design features the three young shepherds, to whom Mary appeared, on the background the Sanctuary of Fatima. At the top is the inscription ‘CITTÀ DEL VATICANO’ in semi-circle and right under is the year ‘1917’. Underneath the year, from left to right, is the inscription ‘FATIMA 2017’. At the left side is the mintmark ‘R’ and at the bottom the name of the designer ‘O.ROSSI’.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Subject of commemoration

Centenary of the Fatima apparitions

Date of issue


Issuing country

Vatican City

Coin image


Official Journal

2017/C 321/06

Issuing volume