2 Drachmai - Geórgios

Features

Country Crete
(Greece)
King George (1901-1913)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1901
Value 2 Drachmai (2)
Currency Drachme (1900-1929)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 10 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 8,
  • 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# 8
  • 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

Bust facing right

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

Lettering:
ΚΡΗΤΙΚΗ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑ
2 ΔΡΑΧΜΑΙ

Translation:
State of Crete
2 Drachmai

Engraver: Alfred Borrel

Edge

Reeded

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

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