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2 Drachmai old lettering

Features

Country Greece
Period Third Hellenic Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1976-1980
Value 2 Drachmai (2 GRD)
Currency Third modern drachma (1954-2001)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 6.0 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 1.77 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 117,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 60
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of Georgios Karaiskakis (1782-1827), a famous Greek klepht, armatolos, military commander, and a hero of the Greek War of Independence

Lettering: ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ ΚΑΡΑΙΣΚΑΚΗΣ

Translation: GEORGIOS KARAISKAKIS

Reverse

Two crossed rifles with branch, denomination and date below

Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
ΔΡΑΧΜΑΙ
19 2 76

Translation:
HELLENIC REPUBLIC
DRACHMAI
19 2 76

Engraver: N. Perantinos

Edge

Milled

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1976  92,401,000 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.29 0.32 0.45 1.08 70% Athens mint
1978  16,772,000 0.24 0.23 0.23 0.25 0.25 0.31 57% Athens mint
1978  20,000 1.7% Athens mint; Proof
1980  45,955,000 0.10 0.10 0.27 0.45 1.08 34% Athens mint

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