Mintage of just 15,000 coins!
This 1/2 gram of pure gold coin celebrates the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. Born Joseph Ratzinger, he was elected pope in 2005. The last pope to resign was Gregory XII in 1415. The reverse depicts the pope waving with the traditional vestments. The obverse of the coin displays a profile of Queen Elizabeth II as well as the inscription of the queen's name. This collectible Proof Gold coin contains .0016 oz of .999-fine Gold and comes to you in original capsule.