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Greece

2018

Commemorative coin

Kostis Palamas – 75 years in memoriam

Official Journal of the European Union

The design features a portrait of the Greek poet Kostis Palamas (1859-1943). Inscribed along the inner edge at left is the wording ‘HELLENIC REPUBLIC’ and the name ‘KOSTIS PALAMAS’ (in Greek). Also inscribed is a palmette (the mintmark of the Greek Mint) and the year of issuance ‘2018’. Visible at the lower right is the monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos). The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2018, Official Journal of the European Union, 2018/C 173/05

Edge lettering

« ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ ★ » HELLENIC REPUBLIC

Designer

George Stamatopoulos

Volume of issue

2018
National Mint ( Halandri (Athen) )
DateVolumePrice
Circulation coins ---.09.2018Rolls of 25 coins748.000*2,00
Divisional coin set Proof---.---.2018In wooden box, also contains 2€ CC «75th anniversary of the death of Kostas Palamas» and 2€ CC «70th anniversary of the union of the Dodecanese with Greece»2.000*
*provisional count