5 Drachmai old lettering

Features

Issuer Greece
Period Third Hellenic Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1976-1980
Value 5 Drachmai (5 GRD)
Currency Third modern drachma (1954-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 1.85 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 28 February 2002
Number N# 554
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 118,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 61
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of Aristotle (384 - 322 BC), a Greek philosopher and scientist, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica: "Aristotle was the first genuine scientist in history ... and every subsequent scientist owes him something"

Script: Greek

Lettering: ΑΡΙΣΤΟΤΕΛΗΣ

Translation: Aristotle

Engraver: Th. Papagiannis

Reverse

Denomination, date below

Script: Greek

Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
5 ΔΡΑΧΜΑΙ
• 1980 •

Translation:
Hellenic Republic
5 Drachmai
• 1980 •

Engraver: Th. Papagiannis

Edge

Smooth

5 Drachmai (old 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
1976  85 187 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.15 $ 0.26 $ 0.27 $ 0.49 $ 0.49 70%
1978  17 404 000 $ 0.18 $ 0.21 $ 0.21 $ 0.21 $ 0.45 $ 0.63 $ 0.93 55%
1978  20 000 1.6% Proof
1980  33 701 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.10 $ 0.10 $ 0.31 $ 0.32 $ 0.40 $ 0.61 37%

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