2 Drachmai - Paul I

2 Drachmai - Paul I - obverse2 Drachmai - Paul I - reverse

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Features

Issuer Greece
King Paul (1947-1964)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1954-1965
Value 2 Drachmai (2 GRD)
Currency Third modern drachma (1954-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 5.78 g
Diameter 23.89 mm
Thickness 1.62 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
951
References KM# 82,
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# 22
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait of mature King Paul A' left, date below

Script: Greek

Lettering:
ΠΑΥΛΟΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΣ ΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ
Β. ΦΑΛΗΡΕΑΣ
1954

Translation:
Paul, King of the Greeks
Vassilis Falireas

Engraver: Vassilis Falireas

Reverse

Crowned arms (shield with cross) with the defenders of the Crown, denomination below

Script: Greek

Lettering:
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΟΝ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ
2 ΔΡΑΧΜΑΙ

Translation:
Kingdom of Greece
2 Drachmai

Engraver: Vassilis Falireas

Edge

Reeded

2 Drachmai - Paul I -  obverse

Mint

Monnaie de Paris, Paris (and Pessac starting 1973), France (864-date)

Marks

Wing Lucien Bazor, General coin engraver, Monnaie de Paris (1931-1958)
Owl Raymond Joly, General coin engraver, Monnaie de Paris (1958-1974)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1954  Wing 12 609 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.11 $ 0.22 $ 0.54 $ 1.00 $ 1.90 $ 5.40 51%
1957  Wing 10 171 000 $ 0.08 $ 0.08 $ 0.25 $ 0.54 $ 0.97 44%
1957  Wing 1.0% Proof
1959  Owl 5 000 000 $ 0.05 $ 0.08 $ 0.32 $ 0.76 $ 1.10 28%
1962  Owl 10 096 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.22 $ 0.41 $ 0.54 $ 0.97 $ 1.30 $ 4.40 43%
1965  $ 3.20 1.7% In Sets only
1965  4 987 0.7% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Drachmai - Paul IPicture 1 of a sold 2 Drachmai - Paul IPicture 1 of a sold 2 Drachmai - Paul IPicture 1 of a sold 2 Drachmai - Paul I
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231925
Lot 63261
Internet Archive
Jun 20, 2019 1957 Wing UNC
The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Drachmai - Paul I
Katz
Auction 69
Lot 736
Internet Archive
Oct 29, 2022 1962 Owl USD 24.89
(EUR 23.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Drachmai - Paul I
Katz
Auction 69
Lot 737
Internet Archive
Oct 29, 2022 1965 – In Sets only USD 33.55
(EUR 31.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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