Greece 10 euros 2011 - Panathenean Stadium - Special Olympics 2011

Obverse of Greece 10 euros 2011 - Panathenean Stadium - Special Olympics 2011 Reverse of Greece 10 euros 2011 - Panathenean Stadium - Special Olympics 2011
Details The 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games were held during Summer 2011 in Athens, Greece, from 25 June to 4 July 2011. The coin shows the Panathinaiko Stadium, a marble stadium (Kallimarmaron) located on the Ardettos hill in Athens. In 1896, when the first Olympic Games of the modern era were to be held, the stadium was reconstructed. The inauguration of the stadium was celebrated on 25 March 1896 (Greece Independence Day), together with the opening of the first Olympic Games of modern times.

The obverse of the coin shows the emblem of the Games, a radiant sun the source of life that underlines the excellence and power of the athlete that takes part in the Games. Excellence is depicted in the olive branch and power in the spiral form in the center of the sun.
Specifications Diameter - 28.25mm Thickness - N/A Weight - 9.75gr
Composition Silver .925 (sterling)
Edge Five double notches
Comments Legend: XIII SPECIAL OLYMPICS W.S.G. ATHENS 2011 - HELLENIC REPUBLIC
Mintage 7,500 pieces

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