Vatican City 2-LIRE (KM6)
Vatican City 2-LIRE (KM6)

Vatican City 2-LIRE (KM6) Lamb

This coin was issued under the reign of Pope Pius XI and features a lamb, either being safely returned to the flock on the shoulders of the shepherd, or being transported to the barbeque.

The coin was minted from 1929 to 1937, except 1933 when a special "jubilee" version was minted (KM16). The next pope carried on the design from 1939 to 1941 (KM27/27a).

Specifications

  • Diameter: 28.9 mm
  • Composition: Nickel
  • CAT#: KM6

Obverse Legend

PIVS·XI·PONT MAX·AN·XV

Reverse Legend

STATO DELLA CITTA' DEL VATICANO L. 2

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