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
Number N# 543
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References KM# 116,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 59
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

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

Engravers: Nikos Perantinos , L. Orphanos

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

Reverse

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

Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
1 ΔΡΑΧΜΗ 1984

Translation:
Hellenic Republic
1 Drachma 1984

Engravers: Nikos Perantinos , L. Orphanos

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 0.17 0.12 0.12 0.15 0.25 0.54 0.54 55% 2 varieties exist; see comments
1978  21 200 000 0.24 0.07 0.12 0.17 0.18 0.70 0.69 45%
1978  20 000 1.5% Athens mint; Proof
1980  52 503 000 0.17 0.18 0.27 0.38 25%
1982  54 186 000 0.24 0.20 0.24 0.24 0.23 0.60 1.19 42%
1984  33 665 000 0.14 0.12 0.14 0.24 0.23 0.40 0.25 31%
1986  17 901 000 0.10 0.08 0.12 0.17 0.17 0.24 0.89 21%

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