5 Lepta - George


Issuer Crete (Greece)
Ruling authority George (1901-1913)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1900
Value 5 Lepta (0.05)
Currency Drachme (1900-1929)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 2 g
Diameter 17.16 mm
Thickness 1.11 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 22716
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 3,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 3
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.



Script: Greek


Translation: State of Crete

Engraver: Alfred Borrel


Inscription in three lines within wreath formed of a laurel (Laurus nobilis) branch to the left and an olive (Olea europaea) branch to the right, tied at the bottom.

Script: Greek


Translation: 5 Lepta

Engraver: Alfred Borrel




A Paris, France (600-1973)


torch Henri-Auguste-Jules Patey, General coin engraver, Paris (1896-1930)

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Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Lepta - GeorgePicture 1 of a sold 5 Lepta - George
Stacks Bowers
Collector's Choice October 2021 Auction
Lot 70424
Internet Archive
Oct 12, 2021 UNC
(NGC MS66)
USD 1550.00
(+ buyer's premium)

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