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1 Drachma

Features

Country Greece
Period Third Hellenic Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1976-1986
Value 1 Drachma (1 GRD)
Currency Third modern drachma (1954-2001)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 4.0 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.55 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 116,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 59
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

The portrait of Constantine Kanaris (1793-1877), a Greek admiral, freedom fighter and politician, who played an important role in the War of Greek Independence

Lettering: ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΣ ΚΑΝΑΡΗΣ

Translation: Constantine Karanis

Reverse

A corvette, a boat of 1821, denomination and date below

Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
1 ΔΡΑΧΜΗ 1984

Translation:
Hellenic Republic
1 Drachma 1984

Engraver: Nikos Perantinos

Nikos Perantinos (born on the Island of Paros, 1910 - died in 1991) was a Greek sculptor.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

The National Mint of the Bank of Greece (Νομισματοκοπείο - ΙΕΤΑ), Athens, Greece (1972-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1976  102,060,000 0.11 0.09 0.13 0.17 0.21 0.53 0.53 55% 2 varieties exist; see comments
1978  21,200,000 0.12 0.07 0.12 0.17 0.18 0.66 1.06 45%
1978  20,000 1.6% Athens mint; Proof
1980  52,503,000 0.17 0.18 0.18 0.38 25%
1982  54,186,000 0.24 0.20 0.24 0.24 0.22 0.24 1.07 42%
1984  33,665,000 0.12 0.14 0.14 0.24 0.22 0.44 0.26 31%
1986  17,901,000 0.08 0.12 0.18 0.17 0.59 0.88 21%

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