10 Drachmai old lettering

Features

Issuer Greece
Period Third Hellenic Republic (1974-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1976-1980
Value 10 Drachmai (10 GRD)
Currency Third modern drachma (1954-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 7.5 g
Diameter 25.6 mm
Thickness 1.95 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 28 February 2002
Number N# 559
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 119,
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# 62
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of Democritus (460 - 370 BC), a Greek philosopher who developed the atomic theory of the universe surrounded with his name in Greek (ΔΗΜΟΚΡΙΤΟΣ)

Script: Greek

Lettering: ΔΗΜΟΚΡΙΤΟΣ

Translation: Democritus

Engraver: L. Orphanos

Reverse

An atom surrounded by the value and the country name

Script: Greek

Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
ΔΡΑΧΜΑΙ
19 10 76

Translation:
Republic of Greece
10 Drachmai
1976

Edge

Smooth

10 Drachmai (old lettering) -  obverse

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1976  76 816 000 $ 0.18 $ 0.21 $ 0.21 $ 0.31 $ 0.61 $ 0.61 $ 0.63 75% small date
1978  20 000 1.5% Proof
1978  14 637 000 $ 0.17 $ 0.17 $ 0.21 $ 0.26 $ 0.27 $ 1.00 $ 1.00 54% small date
1980  28 733 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.26 $ 0.26 $ 0.84 $ 0.96 21% big date

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