Vatican City 50-LIRE (KM264)
Vatican City 50-LIRE (KM264)

Vatican City 50-LIRE (KM264) Dragon

The scene on this coin depicts a dragon (with human arms and hands) sitting atop a prone woman. It is meant to represent abortion, however, I see the metaphor in the opposite way as intended: The dragon holding the woman down is forcing her to its will and denying her control of her own body.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 16.5 mm
  • Composition: Stainless Steel
  • CAT#: KM264

Obverse Legend

IOANNES PAVLVS II P.M. AN . XVII - MCMXCV

Reverse Legend

CITTA' DEL VATICANO L.50

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