Estonia - 2 cents 2012 (Geographical image of Estonia)
San Marino - 50 cents 2006 (The Three Towers of San Marino - La Guaita, La Cesta, Il Montale)
Germany - 2 euros 2013 (Maulbronn Abbey in Baden-Wurttemberg)
Slovenia - 2 cents 2009 (Sovereign Enthronement Stone)
Germany - 2 euros 2013 (50 Years of Franco-German Friendship (Elysee Treaty))
The poorest member of the EU, Greece saw EMU as an essential step towards achieving its strategic and economic ambitions.
In spite of the euro's weakness when
Greece entered the euro-zone on January 1 2001, opinion polls showed that some 70 per cent of Greeks were in favour of membership.
There was little attachment to the drachma, as europe's second-oldest currency was linked in Greek minds with economic and
political backwardness. Greece leveraged the euro to encourage foreign direct investment with a view to the country becoming a
business and transport hub, linking south-east Europe with EU markets.
The following 2 cents coins have circulated in Greece since the introduction of the
Common European Currency on January 1, 2002:
Corvettes are small, maneuverable, lightly-armed warship, smaller than a frigate, and they were heavily used during the Hellenic liberation fight (1821-1827). When referring to sailing ships, a corvette is a ship-rigged sloop. Almost all modern navies ...
Greek Euro Coins
Author: Ioannis Androulakis