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Greece

2013

Commemorative coin

100th anniversary of the union of Crete with Greece

Official Journal of the European Union

The inner part of the coin depicts Cretan rebels raising the Greek flag, a symbolic representation of Crete’s struggle for Union with Greece. On the upper side, in circular sense and with capital letters the name of the issuing country ‘Hellenic Republic’ in Greek. Underneath the words: ‘100 years of the union of Crete with Greece’ in Greek. On the right: ‘1913-2013’ and the monogram of the Greek Mint. In exergue, ‘ΣΤΑΜ’ (monogram of the author G. Stamatopoulos). The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2017, Official Journal of the European Union, 2013/C 272/06

Edge lettering

« ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ ★ » HELLENIC REPUBLIC

Designer

George Stamatopoulos

Volume of issue

2013
National Mint ( Halandri (Athen) )
DateVolumePrice
Circulation coins 01.10.2013Rolls of 25 coins742.5002,00
Coincard BU01.10.2013Official coincard7.5005,00
Divisional coin set Proof12.12.2013also contains 2€ CC «100th anniversary of the union of Crete with Greece» and 2€ CC «2400th Anniversary of the founding of Plato’s Academy»4.00090,00