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20 Euro Cent 1st map

Features

Country Greece
Period Third Hellenic Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2002-2006
Value 20 Euro Cent
0.20 EUR = 0.22 USD
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Nordic gold
Weight 5.74 g
Diameter 22.25 mm
Thickness 2.14 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 185,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 135
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

A portrait of Ioannis Capodistrias (1776-1831), a leading national and European politician and diplomat who became the first Governor of Greece (1830-31) following the Greek War of Independence (1821-27), is accompanied with a legend indicating his name "Ι. Καποδίστριας" and the face value and is encircled by the twelve stars of Europe.

Lettering:
20
2002 ΛΕΠΤΑ
Ι. ΚΑΠΟΔΙΣΤΡΙΑΣ
ΓΣ

Translation:
20
2002 CENTS
I. CAPODISTRIAS
GS

Engraver: Maria Andonatou, Georgios Stamatopoulos

Reverse

A map, next to the face value, symbolizes the gathering of the fifteen nations of the European Union.

Lettering:
20
LL
EURO
CENT

Engraver: Luc Luycx

Luc Luycx is the designer of the common side of the euro coins. Luycx is a computer engineer, and medallist living in Dendermonde, Belgium, and has worked for the Royal Belgian Mint for 15 years. He designed the euro coins in 1996.

Edge

Smooth with seven indentations ("Spanish flower")

20 Euro Cent (1st map) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

E Real Casa de la Moneda, Madrid, Spain

Comments

The coin is issued in bankrolls and the above mint sets:

2002 Official Issue Hellenic Coin Set: The Official Blister 2002 was issued on 31 October 2002 with a mintage of 50,000 pieces. It contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros. Greek euro coins feature a unique design for every one of the eight coins and they were all designed by Georgios Stamatopoulos.


2002 Official Issue Hellenic Coin Set produced by the Duch Mint: The Dutch version of the Greek Blister 2002 was issued in 2002 with a mintage of only 5,000 pieces. The only visible difference between the Greek and the Dutch version of the blister is the issuing authority, namely the Greek ministry of Economy and the Greek ministry of Economics and Finance respectively.


2003 Official Issue Hellenic Coin Set: The Official Blister 2003 was issued in June 2003. It contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros. Greek euro coins feature a unique design for every one of the eight coins and they were all designed by Georgios Stamatopoulos.


2004 Official Issue Hellenic Coin Set: The Official 2004 Blister is dedicated to the "Epikourios Apollo’s temple” and it was issued in May 2005 with a mintage of 30,000 pieces. It contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (BU). Bassae (Latin) or Bassai (meaning "little vale in the rocks") hosts the temple of Apollo Epikourios ("Apollo the helper"). It was designed by Iktinos, architect of the Temple of Hephaestus and the Parthenon and the ancient writer Pausanias praises the temple as eclipsing all others but the temple of Athena at Tegea by the beauty of its stone and the harmony of its construction.


2005 Official Issue Hellenic Coin Set: The Official Blister 2005 is dedicated to the "Ancient coins of Athens”. It was issued on 11 January 2006 with a mintage of 25,000 pieces. The blister contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros. Greek euro coins feature a unique design for every one of the eight coins and they were all designed by Georgios Stamatopoulos. The minor coins depict Greek ships, the middle coins portray famous Greeks and the two large denominations show images of Greek history and mythology.


2006 Official Issue Hellenic Coin Set: The Official Blister 2006 is dedicated to the "Ancient Greek coins". It was issued on 11 January 2006 with a mintage of 25,000 pieces. The blister contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros. Greek euro coins feature a unique design for every one of the eight coins and they were all designed by Georgios Stamatopoulos. The minor coins depict Greek ships, the middle coins portray famous Greeks and the two large denominations show images of Greek history and mythology.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2002  209,000,000 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.23 89%
2002  54,945 0.95 1.7% In Sets only
2002  5,000 0.3% In Sets only (Dutch Mint - Set; error strike: inscription with 2 instead of 3 lines at top left)
2002 E 120,000,000 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 35% "E" mark in Star
2003  800,000 0.22 6%
2003  99,300 1.30 0.9% In Sets only
2004  500,000 0.38 6%
2004  30,000 2.03 0.8% In Sets only
2005  1,000,000 0.22 0.24 8%
2005  50,000 0.6% In Sets only
2006  1,000,000 0.54 7%
2006  50,000 0.9% In Sets only

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