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1 Drachma - Paul I

1 Drachma - Paul I -  obverse1 Drachma - Paul I -  reverse

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Features

Country Greece
King Paul (1947-1964)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1954-1965
Value 1 Drachma (1 GRD)
Currency Third modern drachma (1954-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.91 g
Diameter 20.8 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 81,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 21
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Portrait of mature King Paul A left, date below

Lettering:
ΠΑΥΛΟΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΣ ΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ
1957

Translation:
Paul King of the Greeks
1957

Engraver: Vassilis Falireas

Reverse

Crowned arms (shield with cross) with the defenders of the Crown, denomination below

Lettering:
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΟΝ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ
1 ΔΡΑΧΜΗ

Translation:
Kingdom of Greece
1 Drachma

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1954  24,091,000 0.53 0.19 0.15 0.59 0.82 16.06 55% Monnaie de Paris (wing); two different portaits; see comments
1957  8,151,000 0.06 0.21 0.25 0.99 1.07 27% Monnaie de Paris (wing)
1957  0.7% Monnaie de Paris (wing) Proof
1959  10,180,000 0.25 0.24 0.43 0.90 33% Monnaie de Paris (owl)
1962  20,060,000 0.18 0.24 0.12 0.57 0.54 52% Monnaie de Paris (owl)
1965  7.39 1.4% In Sets only
1965  4,987 0.7% Proof

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