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Coin "2500 years of the Battle of Fermopils" 2 euro Greece

    The commemorative coin of 2 euro of Greece "2500 years of the Battle of Fermopils" was issued on June 30, 2020 and is dedicated to the famous Fermopil battle that took place during the Greco-Persian war of 480-479 BC, when a large Persian army was opposed, according to various sources, from 5200 to 7700 Greek soldiers. The coin was minted at the Greek Mint with a total circulation of 750,000 units.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin depicts a Corinthian helmet surrounded by ancient Greek ornaments. Also on the obverse is the sign of the Greek Mint, the year of issue of the 2020 coin and the signature of the designer. In the outer circle are 12 stars of the European Union.

 

2 euro

Outer part - copper-nickel alloy

Inside - nickel brass

8.5 g25.75 mm2.2 mm

 

 

List of commemorative coins of the Euro of Greece

2004 - 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens

2007 - Roman Treaty Series

2009 - Series "10 Years of the Economic and Monetary Union"

2010 - 2500 years of the Marathon battle

2011 - World Special Olympics

2012 - Series "10 years of cash circulation Euro"

2013 - 2400 years since the foundation of the Platonic Academy

2013 - 100th anniversary of Crete's reunification with Greece

2014 - 150th anniversary of the unification of the Ionian Islands with Greece

2014 - 400 years since the death of El Greco

2015 - Series "30 Years to the Flag of Europe"

2015 - 75 years since the death of Spyridon Louis

2016 - 120 years since the birth of Dimitri Mitropoulos

2016 - 150th anniversary of the Holocaust Arcadi

2017 - Philippe Archaeological Complex

2017 - 60 years since the death of Nikos Kazandzakis

2018 - 70 years since the unification of Dodecanese with Greece

2018 - 75 years since the death of Costis Palamas

2019 - 150 years since the death of Andreas Kalvos

2019 - 100 years since the birth of Manolis Andronikos

2020 - 100th anniversary of the inclusion of Thrace in Greece

2021 - 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution