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Greek Euro Coins

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2-euro commemorative circulation coin Olympic Games in Athens 2004
The Discobolus of Myron, the great Greek sculptor of the 5th century B.C., according to a Roman era bronze replica at the British Museum in London. To the left is the logo of the Olympic Games "ATHENS 2004" and the five Olympic circles.
euro coins
2-euro denomination
Depicting a scene from mythology, i.e. Europa being abducted by Zeus in the shape of a bull (from a mosaic in Sparta).
euro coins
1-euro denomination
Depicting an Owl (design taken from an ancient Athenian 4-drachma coin).
euro coins
50-cent denomination
(50 λεπτά)
Depicting Eleftherios Venizelos (1864-1936)
One of Greece’s most important political figures. Seven times Prime Minister, Eleftherios Venizelos was a pioneer in social reform and a versatile diplomat. He played a prominent role in the victorious military campaigns of 1912-1920.
euro coins
20-cent denomination
(20 λεπτά)
Depicting Ioannis Capodistrias (1776-1831)
A leading national and European politician and diplomat, first Governor (1830-1831) of Greece after the War of Independence. After taking charge of the final stage of the revolution and playing a decisive role in the ultimate victory, Ioannis Capodistrias made notable contributions in such fields as domestic policy, education, justice, public works, social welfare, agriculture, stock breeding, trade and shipping.
euro coins
10-cent denomination
(10 λεπτά)
Depicting Rigas Velestinlis-Fereos (1757-1798)
A forerunner and leading figure of Greek Enlightenment, Rigas Velestinlis-Fereos was also a visionary and a herald of the Balkans’ liberation from Ottoman rule. A fervent defender of the movement for Greece’s independence and a martyr of the then-enslaved nation.
euro coins
5-cent denomination
(5 λεπτά)
Depicting a modern tanker ship.
euro coins
2-cent denomination
(2 λεπτά)
Depicting a Corvette, i.e. a type of ship used during the Greek War of Independence (1821).
euro coins
1-cent denomination
(1 λεπτό)
Depicting an advanced model of an Athenian trireme, dating from

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