Athens Olympic Games in 2004
A statue of the ‘discobolus’, or discus-thrower, is featured on this coin commemorating the Olympic Games held in Athens in 2004.
Enlargement of the European Union to ten new Member States
The coin features a stylised pillar, from the top of which new leaves grow upwards, representing the enlargement of the European Union in 2004.
Grand Duke Henri
The effigy of Grand Duke Henri and his monogram, a special letter ‘H’ topped with a crown, are featured on this commemorative coin.
This coin features a bust of historian Bartolomeo Borghesi, one of the founding fathers of the modern science of numismatics. Borghesi spent a considerable part of his life in San Marino, where he died in 1860.
Forty years of the World Food Programme
Three ears of grain: wheat, maize and rice, the three grains representing the world’s basic sources of nourishment, emerge from behind a globe, commemorating the start of the World Food Programme’s fifth decade.
75th anniversary of the founding of the Vatican City State
This coin depicts a schematic representation of the perimeter walls of the Vatican City with St Peter’s Basilica in the foreground.