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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,
  • 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# 93
  • 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

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 cannon, 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

Mint

The National Mint of the Bank of Greece (Νομισματοκοπείο - ΙΕΤΑ), Athens, Greece (1972-date)

Comments

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1988 (an) 56,531,245 0.36 0.21 0.28 0.25 0.24 0.63 80% Varieties exist
1990  45,729,948 0.30 0.24 0.26 0.54 0.90 32%
1992  2,987,440 0.78 6%
1993  0.4% In Sets only
1993  0.3% Proof
1994  257,538 1.18 1.5%
1998  499,794 1.18 3%
2000  1,292,979 1.18 4%

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