Greece 10 drachmai 1940

Greece 10 drachmai 1940 10 drachmai
Obverse of Greece 10 drachmai 1940
Krause - Mishler KM# P314
Details Blue on green and light brown underprint.

Obverse: Ancient coin with Demeter at left
In ancient Greek religion and myth, Demeter is the goddess of the harvest, who presided over grains and the fertility of the earth.

Reverse: Blue and brown, university at center
The Academy of Athens is Greece's national academy, and the highest research establishment in the country. It was established in 1926, and operates under the supervision of the Ministry of Education. The Academy's main building is one of the major landmarks of Athens.

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