Greece 250 drachmas 1982 - Discus - Series B

Obverse of Greece 250 drachmas 1982 - Discus - Series B Reverse of Greece 250 drachmas 1982 - Discus - Series B
Krause - Mishler KM# 137
Details XIII Paneuropean Games - Athens 1982

The spirit of the Olympic Games is capsured in this unique collection of Greek legal tender coins. The coins trace the history of the games, from their birth in ancient Greece to their revival in the 1896 Olympic Games and finally to the return of the athletes to Athens in 1892.

The discus throw is an event in track and field competition, in which an athlete throws a heavy disc (discus) in an attempt to mark a farther distance than his or her competitors. It is an ancient sport, as evidenced by the 5th century BC Myron statue, Discobolus
Specifications Diameter - 32mm Thickness - N/A Weight - 14.44gr
Composition 0.9000 Silver .4178 oz. ASW
Edge Reeded
Comments Engraver: Th. Papagiannis
Mintage 150,000 pieces

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