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Features

Country Greece
Period Third Hellenic Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1982-1986
Value 2 Drachmes (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# 130,
  • 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# 83
  • 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

Two crossed rifles with branch, denomination and date below

Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
2 ΔΡΑΧΜΕΣ
1982

Translation:
HELLENIC REPUBLIC
2 DRACHMES
1982

Engraver: N. Perantinos

Reverse

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

Edge

Milled

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1982  64,414,000 0.08 0.12 0.19 0.21 0.24 0.38 0.60 74% Athens mint
1984  37,816,000 0.06 0.25 0.18 0.24 0.27 0.66 46% Athens mint
1986  21,019,000 0.12 0.07 0.24 0.24 0.53 1.18 33% Athens mint

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