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Metal euro (drachmas and leptons) - coins of Greece

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The Republic Greece is member country the European union . Monetary unit - euro - to equal 100 eurocents.

Till January, 1st, 2002 drachmas - equal 100 leptons were cash token moneys of Greece. A nominal number of the native currency of Greece has been presented by coins in nominal value 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 drachmas.

In second half of 1973 new kinds of coins have been entered some: aluminium (10 and 20 leptons), nickel-brass (50 leptons, 1 drachma and 2 drachmas) and Copper-Nickel (5, 10 and 20 drachmas). These coins have been manufactured with the general design where the bird-phoenix revives from a flame on face side, the new designation of the country as "the Greek Republic" is used, having replaced a series of coins of the beginning of 1973 - "Kingdom Greece" with a portrait of king Konstantin II. A new series of coins of all from 8 nominal values has been manufactured in 1976. Copper-Nickel coins of 50 drachmas have been entered in 1980. In 1982, the writing of plural from drachma has been changed with drachmae on drachmas. In 1986 nickel-brass of a coin of 50 drachmas, then copper coins of 1 and 2 drachmas in 1988 and nickel-brass of a coin of 20 and 100 drachmas in 1990 have been entered. In 2000, in honour of Olympic games, the set from 6 thematic 500 drachmas coins has been manufactured.

Nominal value: 5 drachmas
Stamping: 1986
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 drachmas of Greece the Reverse of 5 drachmas of Greece
Nominal value: 10 drachmas
Stamping: 1992
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 drachmas of Greece the Reverse of 10 drachmas of Greece

The National party of coins of euro of Greece contains a nominal value designation in the Greek language and the corresponding plotting surrounded with 12 stars. The reverse of a coin of Greece in nominal value 2 euro decorates a mosaic fragment on which Zeus in the form of a bull abducts the beauty Europe which name has entitled subsequently a part of the world, and an inscription EYP () อป.

On a coin in nominal value 1 euro the owl from a reproduction of ancient Athenian drachma, on a coin in nominal value 50 A lepton (the historical Greek name accepted for Cent coins of euro) - the known prime minister of Greece By Elefterios Venizelos, on a coin in nominal value 20 lepton - Ioannis Kapodistrias, the governor of the Greece released of a Turkish yoke is represented. On 10 leptons the portrait of the outstanding Greek poet and educator Rigasa Fereosa, on 5 leptons - the plotting of the modern marine tanker, on 2 leptons - the corvette plotting is seated. A reverse of a coin in nominal value 1 lepton decorates the plotting of the Athenian trireme.

Nominal value: 20 eurocents
Stamping: 2002
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse of 20 eurocents of Greece the Reverse of 20 eurocents of Greece
Nominal value: 2 euro
Stamping: 2002
the Material: the Center - a brass, a ring - a Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 2 euro of Greece the Reverse 2 euro of Greece

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