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2 Drachmes

Features

Country Greece
Period Third Hellenic Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1988-2000
Value 2 Drachmes (2 GRD)
Currency Third modern drachma (1954-2001)
Composition Copper
Weight 3.75 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.48 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 151,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 93
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of Manto Mavrogenous (1796-1840), a Greek heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821

Lettering: Μαντώ Μαυρογένους

Translation: Manto Mavrogenous

Engraver: Kazakos

Reverse

A canon, an anchor and a wheel of boat, denomination and date below

Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
2 ΔΡΑΧΜEΣ
1988

Translation:
HELLENIC REPUBLIC
2 DRACHMES
1988

Engraver: Kazakos

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Some varieties have been found in coins of 1988, where the hair of Mavrogenous are well printed or faint.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1988 (an) 56,531,245 0.19 0.19 0.24 0.23 0.23 0.48 81% Athens mint; Varieties exist
1990  45,729,948 0.27 0.27 0.62 0.82 32% Athens mint
1992  2,987,440 0.75 6% Athens mint
1993  0.4% Athens mint; In Sets only
1993  0.2% Athens mint; Proof
1994  257,538 1.62 1.5% Athens mint
1998  499,794 2.47 3% Athens mint
2000  1,292,979 1.08 4% Athens mint

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