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Started by chrisild, February 11, 2013, 12:11:38 PM
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Quote from: chrisild on February 11, 2013, 12:11:38 PMand a new set of regular euro coins ...
Quote from: chrisild on February 11, 2013, 12:11:38 PMEarlier today there were rumors that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of February. Now the Vatican has officially confirmed that. Does not happen all that often but for collectors that means a Sede Vacante issue, and a new set of regular euro coins ...Christian
Quote from: ciscoins on February 12, 2013, 02:19:46 PMSo there will be two sets of regular coins in 2013 (with both popes), or only one?
Quote from: paisepagal on February 12, 2013, 02:39:24 PMWhat a snob ! Didn't even bother to translate that for my spoon feeding expectations Sede vacante = vacant/vacated/empty seat
Quote from: chrisild on February 12, 2013, 03:31:43 PMSee, you found the right translation anyway. In German it would be Sedisvakanz by the way. However, the Vatican is the only country AFAIK that issues such coins, and they always use that Latin (and Italian) phrase. So the devout Vatican collectors usually know that term ...Christian