Republica de Colombia / XXXIX Congreso Eucaristico Internacional. 39th International Eucharistic Congress -- Gold Medallion.
Republica de Colombia / XXXIX Congreso Eucaristico Internacional.
Republica de Colombia / XXXIX Congreso Eucaristico Internacional.

Republica de Colombia / XXXIX Congreso Eucaristico Internacional.

The 39th International Eucharistic Congress was held in Bogotá, Colombia, from August 18-25, 1968, with Pope Paul VI in attendance. Item #45784

Gold medallion (.900, 21.5 grams), 1 3/8" diameter, issued in Bogotá, 1968. Very fine. Recto features a three-quarters head-and-shoulders portrait of Pope Paul VI with caption cited above wrapped around in two columns and "Bogota 1968" below. Verso features the Colombian coat of arms, with "Quinientos Pesos" above, "500" below and small "B" for Bogotá to lower right of seal. Housed in original clear mylar sleeve which in turn fits into a 3" X 2" leatherette trifold case with brass snap and an inside clear mylar window and printed 2 3/4" X 1 7/8" card bearing relevant publishing details. A bright, superb example of this non-circulating coin.

Price: $995.00