The year 2014 marked the canonization of Pope John Paul II, the 264th pope. The anniversary of that event is celebrated on this pure gold collectable coin. He was the first Roman Catholic pope in history to visit Canada in 1984. As an accomplished linguist who was fluent in 12 languages, he spoke both French and English on his three trips to Canada. John Paul II became Pope in 1978 at age 58, making him the youngest pope of the 20th century. His pontificate was the third-longest in Roman Catholic history.
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Metal Type: Gold
Diameter: 20 mm
Packaging: RCM branded maroon clamshell with certificate