In Memory of the Holy Pope

Tanzania 2015 - 1500 Shilling - In Memory of the Holy Pope - 0,5g LIMITED Silver Coin

Low Mintage, only 15.000 of these very special coins have been issued by Coin Invest Trust!
This gold coin is dedicated to the memory of the Holy Pope.

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Country Tanzania
Year 2015
Face Value currency Shilling
Face Value number 1500
Metal Gold
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 0,5g
Diameter 11 mm
Mintage 15000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case no
Price $60.84
Coin Story

Karol Wojtyla, who was born in Poland in 1920, led an eventful life. He worked in a stone quarry during the Second World War to avoid deportation to Germany. He had to partially work on his theology studies underground. In 1978, after several posts in the Church and as the first non-Italian since 1523, he was elected pope John Paul II. Although he was critically injured in an attack in 1981 he remained in office until his death in 2005. He was canonised by Pope Francis in 2014.

Reverse Design

The reverse depicts the Holy Pope in prayer. The image is beautifully designed and finely engraved into the coin. You will also fin the inscriptions "In Memory of the Holy Pope" and "2005 - 2015" on this side of the coin.

Obverse Design

Each coin features the Tanzania coat of arms, as well as the denomination "1500 Shillings" on the coin.


The In Memory of the Holy Pope gold coin comes encapsuled with the Certificate of Authenticity.

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