Greek Commemorative coins

The following 2 euro commemortaive coins were issued in greece since the introduction of the Common European Currency on January 1, 2002.

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2 euros - Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece

The coin celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece.
The Ionian Islands are a group of islands in Greece, traditionally called the Heptanese, i.e. "the Seven Islands". From 1204, the Republic of Venice controlled ...

Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Other information Designer: M. Antonatou
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 754,000 pieces € 2.95 View
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2 euros - 400 Years since the Death of El Greco

El Greco, born Doménikos Theotokópoulos (1541 – 7 April 1614), was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance.
"El Greco" (The Greek) was a nickname, a reference to his national Greek origin, and the artist normally signed his paintings ...

Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Other information Designer: M. Antonatou
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 754,000 pieces € 2.95 View
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2 euros - Union of Crete with Greece

The Cretan State was established in 1898, following the intervention by the Great Powers (Britain, France, Italy and Russia) on the island of Crete.
In 1897 an insurrection in Crete led the Ottoman Empire to declare war on Greece, which led Great ...

Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Other information Issued in July 2013
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 754,000 pieces € 2.60 Buy
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2 euros - Founding of the Platonic Academy

The Academy was founded by Plato in ca. 387 BC in Athens. Aristotle studied there for twenty years before founding his own school, the Lyceum.
The Academy persisted throughout the Hellenistic period as a skeptical school, until coming to an end after ...

Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Other information Issued on 8 July 2013
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 754,000 pieces € 2.60 Buy
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2 euros - 10 years of euro banknotes and coins

On 1 January 2002, euro banknotes and coins were introduced in 12 Member States of the European Union. The introduction of the euro cash was an unprecedented challenge, but it went smoothly, and billions of banknotes and coins started to circulate in ...

Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Other information Designer: Helmut Andexlinger
Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 Unknown € 2.80 Buy
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2 euros - XIII Special Olympics World Summer Games

The 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games were held during Summer 2011 in Athens, Greece, from 25 June to 4 July 2011. Special Olympics is a non-profit organization that was officially founded in 1968, giving form to the vision of it's founder, Eunice ...

Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos

Legend: XIII SPECIAL OLYMPICS W.S.G. ATHENS 2011 - HELLENIC REPUBLIC
Year Mintage Price Shop
2011 1,000,000 pieces € 3.20 Buy
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2 euros - 25th Centenary of the Battle of Marathon

The Battle of Marathon took place in 490 BC, during the first Persian invasion of Greece. It was fought between the citizens of Athens, aided by Plataea, and a Persian force commanded by Datis and Artaphernes. It was the culmination of the first attempt ...

Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Year Mintage Price Shop
2010 2,500,000 pieces € 3.20 Buy
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2 euros - 10th anniversary of the EMU and the birth of the euro

A first attempt to create an economic and monetary union between the members of the European Communities goes back to an initiative by the European Commission in 1969. However, the introduction of the euro started principally on 31 December 1998, when ...

Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos

Legend: Hellenic Republic - EMU in Greek
Year Mintage Price Shop
2009 4,000,000 pieces € 3.30 Buy
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2 euros - 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

The Treaty of Rome established the European Economic Community and ultimately led to the introduction of the euro in 1999 and the euro banknotes and coins in 2002. The anniversary was celebrated on 25 March 2007 and the euro area countries have marked ...

Krause - Mishler #216
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Other information Legend: Treaty of Rome - 50 years of Europe - Hellenic Republic
Year Mintage Price Shop
2007 3,978,549 pieces € 4.20 Buy
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2 euros - Myron Discus Thrower

The Discobolus of Myron ("discus thrower") is a famous Roman marble copy of a lost Greek bronze original, completed during the zenith of the classical period between 460-450 BC. A discus thrower is depicted about to release his throw. The moment captured ...

Krause - Mishler #209
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Other information 2 Varieties (A and B)
Year Mintage Price Shop
2004 34,500,000 pieces € 3.80 Buy
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