⚠ Numista is currently facing intermittent slowness and outages due to a peak of traffic. We are working to fix the issue within 1 or 2 weeks. Thank you for your patience and your understanding.
Menu

50 Euro Cent 1st map

Features

Country Greece
Period Third Hellenic Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2002-2006
Value 50 Euro Cent
0.5 EUR = 0.54 USD
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Nordic gold
Weight 7.80 g
Diameter 24.25 mm
Thickness 2.38 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 186,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 136
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

A portrait of Eleftherios Venizelos (1864-1936), one of Greece’s most prominent political figures, is accompanied with a legend indicating his name "Ελ. Βενιζέλος" and the face value and is encircled by the twelve stars of Europe

Lettering:
50 ΛΕΠΤΑ
2002
Ελ. Βενιζέλος
ΓΣ

Translation:
50 CENTS
2002
El. Venizelos
GS

Engraver: Nikos Nikolaou, Georgios Stamatopoulos

Reverse

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

Lettering:
50
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

Indented

50 Euro Cent (1st map) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

F Monnaie de Paris, Pessac, France

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.

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2002  93,000,000 0.54 0.54 0.54 0.54 0.54 0.63 0.76 88%
2002  54,945 1.66 1.8% 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 F 70,000,000 0.54 0.54 0.54 0.60 0.65 33% "F" mark in Star
2003  700,000 0.54 7%
2003  99,300 1.62 1.0% In Sets only
2004  500,000 0.73 7%
2004  30,000 4.33 0.8% In Sets only
2005  1,000,000 0.54 0.70 0.65 9%
2005  50,000 0.7% In Sets only
2006  1,000,000 1.30 8%
2006  50,000 1.0% In Sets only

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 a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: sylvied, cercafil1966, penny ante, eleonxam, Pascoual62, rpereira, grenadine52, Sloeber, SVT, darwin1394, wkonijn, quartz, sebastien12, tontondynamite, jorgefecha, Skahaboy, Taras, tincho290, ardennemedal, armaco, janez kralj, gecar, sangriablanca, DamienT, gezinkramer, béa713, ylphuahphilatelic, haitham mansy, edualber, manumocellin, Malitu, tjedscoins, tsoun, dope

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×360)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×39)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×9)
Country: Ukraine
Languages :
English Czech German Polish Russian Slovak Ukrainian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×51)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×62)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×58)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×48)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×17)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×12)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×173)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×121)
Country: Lithuania
Languages : English Lithuanian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×26)
Country: France
Languages : French Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×146)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×33)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×85)
Country: Canada
Languages : French German English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×53)
Country: Cyprus
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×27)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French Italian Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×80)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×28)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×16)
Country: Slovenia
Languages : English Croatian Slovenian Serbian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×82)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×181)
Country: Italy
Languages :
English German Spanish French Italian Portuguese
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×40)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×205)
Country: France
Languages : French English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×32)
Country: Malaysia
Languages : English Chinese Malay
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×216)
Country: Egypt
Languages : English Arabic
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×151)
Country: Spain
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×66)
Country: Italy
Languages : French English Spanish Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×10)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×90)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×11)
Country: Greece
Languages : English German Greek
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×26)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German French

» See the details of the coins available for swap

Numista Rarity index: 5 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 and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Greece

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
Catalog Greece 50 Euro Cent (1st map)