The Philatelic and Numismatic Office of Vatican City State had announced that the 2016 Vatican coins would be released soon. It included the 8 usual Euro coins (2 and 1 Euro, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1 euro-cent), with the encryption of the image of Pope Francis, as Sovereign of the Vatican City State.
The €20 Silver coin and the €50 Gold coin had been chosen as images for this year. The Silver coin carried the image of Pope Francis embracing a teenager, while the back has an image of the Parable of the Prodigal Son. Gold coin contained the image of the Jubilee logo,