2 Drachmes new lettering

Features

Issuer Greece
Period Third Hellenic Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1982-1986
Value 2 Drachmai (2 GRD)
Currency Third modern drachma (1954-2001)
Composition Nickel brass (79% Copper, 20% Zinc, 1% Nickel)
Weight 6 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 1.77 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 28 February 2002
Number
N#
549
References KM# 130,
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# 83
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Two crossed rifles with branch, denomination and date below.

Script: Greek

Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
ΔΡΑΧΜΕΣ
19 2 82

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.

Script: Greek

Lettering: ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ ΚΑΡΑΙΣΚΑΚΗΣ

Translation: GEORGIOS KARAISKAKIS

Edge

Reeded

2 Drachmes (new lettering) -  obverse

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
1982  64 414 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.11 $ 0.16 $ 0.19 $ 0.21 $ 0.32 $ 0.53 74%
1984  37 816 000 $ 0.05 $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.20 $ 0.23 $ 0.33 $ 0.36 46%
1986  21 019 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.12 $ 0.12 $ 0.15 $ 0.21 $ 0.48 $ 1.10 33%

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