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5 Drachmai old lettering

Features

Country 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
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 1.85 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 118,
  • 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# 61
  • 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 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"

Lettering: ΑΡΙΣΤΟΤΕΛΗΣ

Translation: Aristotle

Engraver: Th. Papagiannis

Reverse

Denomination, date below

Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
5 ΔΡΑΧΜΑΙ
• 1980 •

Translation:
Hellenic Republic
5 Drachmai
• 1980 •

Engraver: Th. Papagiannis

Edge

Smooth

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 0.12 0.12 0.15 0.29 0.34 0.70 0.47 70% (fr) Atelier d'Athens
1978  17,404,000 0.12 0.24 0.23 0.23 0.52 0.56 1.04 55% Athens mint
1978  20,000 1.7% Athens mint; Proof
1980  33,701,000 0.12 0.10 0.52 0.37 0.58 0.73 37% Athens mint

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