Greece 50 drachmas 1994 - Dimitrios Kallergis

Obverse of Greece 50 drachmas 1994 - Dimitrios Kallergis Reverse of Greece 50 drachmas 1994 - Dimitrios Kallergis
Krause - Mishler KM# 164
Details On November 18, 1994 two commemorative coins were introduced to mark the 150th anniversary of Parliament's constitutional life (1844 - 1994).

Dionisios Solomos encouraged the nation emerging from Turkish bondage and his fine Hymn to Liberty (1823), written at the age of 25, became the national anthem of Greece. He was born in Zakinthos in 1978, which, by a quirk of history, was at that time a British Protectorate. Solomos is considered one of the leaders of this widespread movement, known as Demotikists, because the vernacular language is called Demotike
Specifications Diameter - 27.5mm Thickness - 2.25mm Weight - 9gr
Composition Copper 92%, Alumnium 6%, Nickel 2%
Edge Milled
Comments Engravers: Sampatakos (Kallergis bust), Antonatou (Parliament)
Mintage 75,000,000 pieces

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