2 Drachmai - Geórgios

Features

Issuer Crete (Greece)
King George (1901-1913)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1901
Value 2 Drachmai
Currency Drachme (1900-1929)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 10 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 21319
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 8,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 8
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust facing right

Script: Greek

Lettering:
ΠΡΙΓΚΗΨ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ ΥΠΑΤΟΣ ΑΡΜΟΣΤΗΣ ΕΝ ΚΡΗΤΗ
1901
Α ΒΟΡΡΕΛ

Translation: Prince George of Greece, high commissioner of Crete

Engraver: Alfred Borrel

Reverse

Crowned arms, denomination below

Script: Greek

Lettering:
ΚΡΗΤΙΚΗ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑ
2 ΔΡΑΧΜΑΙ

Translation:
State of Crete
2 Drachmai

Engraver: Alfred Borrel

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1901  175 000 $ 296 Monnaie de Paris (torch)

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Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 32654
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 492.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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