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Greece

2017

Commemorative coin

Archaeological site of Philippi

Official Journal of the European Union

The design features part of Basilica B and linear motifs inspired by a border pattern from an ancient Greek mosaic discovered at the site. Inscribed along the inner circle is the wording ‘ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF PHILIPPI’ and ‘HELLENIC REPUBLIC’ (in Greek). Also inscribed in the backgound is the year of issuance ‘2017’ and to the right a palmette (the mint mark of the Greek Mint). Visible at the lower left is the monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos). The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2017, Official Journal of the European Union, 2017/C 206/10

Edge lettering

« ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ ★ » HELLENIC REPUBLIC

Designer

George Stamatopoulos

Volume of issue

2017
National Mint ( Halandri (Athen) )
DateVolumePrice
Circulation coins ---.---.2017Rolls of 25 coins744.000*2,00
*provisional count