Basilica Sancti Petri
This coin is part of series Sacred Art
The Papal Basilica of Saint Peter (Latin: Basilica Sancti Petri), officially known in Italian as Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano and commonly known as St. Peter's Basilica, is a Late Renaissance church located within the Vatican City. St. Peter's Basilica has the largest interior of any Christian church in the world. It is regarded as one of the holiest Catholic sites. It has been described as "holding a unique position in the Christian world" and as "the greatest of all churches of Christendom". St. Peter's is famous as a place of pilgrimage, for its liturgical functions and for its historical associations. It is associated with the papacy, with the Counter-reformation and with numerous artists, most significantly Michelangelo. As a work of architecture, it is regarded as the greatest building of its age.
Key Selling Points:
Including a real miniature of the glass
Antique finish combined with a color window
Very limited mintage
|Face Value||10 Dollars||Diameter||42x42 mm|
|Special Features||Including window, with antique finish|
|Scope of Delivery||Capsule, box and certificate|
This coin is part of the Sacred Art series.
The following coins are already issued in this series: