Strike year: 2016
Preservation grade*: PP
Mass: 30 g
Gold content: 27.51 g
Face value: 100 EUR
The 100 Euro gold coin for 2016 is dedicated to Saint Luke the Evangelist. Artist Patrizio Daniele produced the design, which depicts Saint Luke in the act of painting the icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary, “Salus Populi Romani”, found in the Basilica of Saint Mary Major in Rome and attributed to St. Luke according to an ancient Christian tradition. A winged ox, symbol of the Evangelist, can be seen on the cover of one of the three books at his feet.
|Tax||The tax for gold and silver coins is accounted from the difference in price on 102. and 104. article in ZDDV-1 and is on 110. article in ZDDV-1 not shown on the invoice.|
|Preservation||PP: Proof coin struck using a special, high-quality minting process, and made especially for collectors. Modern proof coins often have mirror-like fields and frosted devices.|