Mintage of just 15,000 coins!
This 1/2 gram of pure gold coin celebrates the historic meeting which took place on March 23, 2013. For the first time in more than 700 years, a meeting between a Pope and his still living predecessor took place. Emeritus Benedict XVI received Francis in the Papal residence in Castel Gandolfo with a friendly embrace. The obverse depicts the Palau State Coat of Arms. This collectible Proof Gold coin contains .016 oz of .999-fine Gold and comes to you in a wooden box and original capsule.