How to order Pope Francis & Blessed John Paul II stamps, coins

VATICAN CITY — Stamp and coin collectors rejoice! The Vatican is ready to release a new series of stamps marking Pope Francis’ first year as pope.

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Pope Francis on a four-stamp series marking the first year of his pontificate. The new issues are being released by the Vatican March 21. (CNS photo courtesy of the Vatican stamp and coin office)

The Vatican stamp and coin office made the announcement today, saying the four-stamp series seen above will be released March 21 together with its series celebrating the canonizations of Blesseds John XXIII and John Paul II.

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Blesseds John Paul II and John XXIII on a sheet of 1 euro stamps to be released jointly by the Vatican and Poland March 21. The two popes will be canonized April 27. (CNS photo courtesy of the Vatican stamp and coin office)

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Blessed John Paul II seen on a 1.90 euro stamp jointly released by the Vatican and Poland March 21. (CNS photo courtesy of the Vatican stamp and coin office)

Unfortunately there are no direct online sales.

Requests have to be sent:

  • by email     order.ufn@scv.va
  • by fax         +39.06.698.81.308
  • by post       Philatelic and Numismatic Office

00120 Vatican City State

Payment can be made by credit card, check or international postal order in euros.

There are many new issues available, including coins, so be sure to check out the new releases in their stamp catalog right here and new coin releases here, including the 2014 issue of Pope Francis euro coins.

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Pope Francis is seen on a eight-piece euro coin set to be released by the Vatican March 3. (CNS photo courtesy of the Vatican stamp and coin office)

5 Responses

  1. Benedictus Magnus? Cur Ioannes Paulus Franciscusque sine Benedicto?

  2. Many of us ae VATICAN UFN customers and this pro of hours is reducing our long-standing offerings.

  3. We published in the Pittsburgh Catholic this week, Friday, February 28, 2014, a photo for “Stamp, coin honor popes,” with the following cut-lilne: Blessed John Paul II is seen on an 85-cent stamp coin card that also features Pope Francis. Blessed John Paul will be canonized April 27. A reader would like to purchase the item, but this particular piece does not appear to be on this site. Please provide the cost, including the shipping and handling.

    Thank you.

  4. Hi Carmella, the reader can find that item here http://www.vaticanstate.va/content/vaticanstate/en/servizi/ufficio-filatelico-e-numismatico/emissioni-filateliche/emissioni-filateliche—2014.html
    It says it’s 4.50 euro but I don’t know about shipping costs.
    The reader should use the contact details in the post to find out

  5. Thank you, Carol.

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