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1 Euro, Greece

    Coins of Greece with a face value of 1 euro were put into circulation in 2002. Issued at the Mint of Greece, with the exception of 2002, when euro coins were also minted in Spain, France and Finland. In this case, on one of the stars of the European Union, located around the circumference of the coin, the sign of the corresponding mint was indicated. Designed by Georges Stamatopoulos.

   The obverse of the coin 1 Euro of Greece depicts an owl, a reproduction of the ancient Athenian tetradrachm of the 5th century BC. On the outer ring of the coin there are 12 stars of the European Union and the year of minting is indicated.


1 euro

Outer part - nickel brass

Inner part - copper-nickel alloy

7.5 g23.25 mm2.33 mm



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