50 Drachmai

50 Drachmai -  obverse50 Drachmai -  reverse

© nordboutik59

Features

Issuer Greece
Issuing bank Bank of Greece (Τράπεζα της Ελλάδος)
King George II (1922-1924, 1935-1947)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1939
Value 50 Drachmai
Currency First modern drachma (1832-1944)
Composition Paper
Size 143 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 206229
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 107
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Head of Hesiod at left, White Tower of Thessaloniki at lower center, sailing boat at lower right.

Lettering:
ΤΡΑΠΕΖΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ
50 50
ΔΡΑΧΜΑΙ ΠΕΝΤΗΚΟΝΤΑ

ΠΛΗΡΩΤΕΑΙ ΕΠΙ ΤΗ. ΕΜΦΑΝΙΣΕΙ
ΑΘΗΝΗΣΙ Τη. 1η ΙΑΝΟΥΑΡΙΟΥ 1939

Ο ΔΙΟΙΚΗΤΗΣ (signature of Emmanuel Tsouderos)
Ο ΔΙΕΥΘΥΝΤΗΣ (signature of Andreas Papadimitriou)

Translation:
Bank of Greece
50 50
Fifty Drachmai

Paid on appearance
Athens on the 1st of January 1939

CHIEF OFFICER (signature of Emmanuel Tsouderos)
MANAGER (signature of Andreas Papadimitriou)

Reverse

Marble bas-relief of Poseidon, Apollo and Artemis in the meeting of gods, from the east frieze of Parthenon in Athens.

Lettering:
50 50
ΤΡΑΠΕΖΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ
ΕΚΔΟΣΙΣ ΔΕΥΤΕΡΑ
ΔΡΑΧΜΑΙ ΠΕΝΤΗΚΟΝΤΑ

Translation:
50 50
Bank of Greece
Second issue
Fifty Drachmai

Watermark

Head of a young male

50 Drachmai -  obverse

© Steve-B

Printer

De La Rue (Thomas de la Rue, Thomas De La Rue & Co., TDLR), London, United Kingdom (1821-date)

See also

Manage my collection

Please sign in or create an account to manage your collection.

Date G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1939-Jan-01  $ 0.85 $ 1.10 $ 1.55 $ 3.42 $ 3.42 $ 4.52 $ 6.52 99% P#107a - Issued note
1939-Jan-01  0.4% P#107s - Specimen

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as an indication only; they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this banknote

Members from this site want to exchange it: Henksmunten, giannisp, Juan1609, numis27, alextorvar, Avraham Cohen, MSSridhar, scrabblist, MaxMVP, despot76, biscuit, DAN1949, viorel.iosub, yogeshn, Thanos23, DJTEO1977, ToTeU, Joao Valdir Gomes Barbosa

Feedback: none
Country: Netherlands
Languages: English German Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×122)
Country: Greece
Languages: English Greek
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×10)
Country: Spain
Languages: English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×187)
Country: France
Languages: French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×28)
Country: Spain
Languages: English Spanish
Feedback: none
Country: Israel
Languages: English Spanish French Hebrew
Feedback: none
Country: India
Languages: English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×9)
Country: Romania
Languages: English Romanian
Feedback: none
Country: Luxembourg
Languages: English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×114)
Country: Serbia
Languages: English German Serbian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×47)
Country: France
Languages: French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×35)
Country: Belgium
Languages: French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×54)
Country: Romania
Languages: English Romanian
Feedback: none
Country: India
Languages: English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×45)
Country: Greece
Languages: English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×122)
Country: Greece
Languages: English Greek Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×59)
Country: Romania
Languages: English Romanian
Feedback: none
Country: Brazil
Languages: English

» See the details of the banknotes available for swap

Numista Rarity index: 30 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

» Buy banknotes from Greece at eBay

Contribute to the catalogue

Modify or add data on this page
Register a past auction sale
Duplicate this page