Greece 20 lepta 1966 - Olive branch

Obverse of Greece 20 lepta 1966 - Olive branch Reverse of Greece 20 lepta 1966 - Olive branch

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Krause - Mishler KM# 79
Details Agriculture was the foundation of the Ancient Greek economy and nearly 80% of the population was involved in this activity. The Greek land was very well adapted for olive trees, which provided olive oil. Olive plantations are a long-term investment: it takes more than twenty years for the tree to provide fruit, and it only fruits every other year
Specifications Diameter - 24mm Thickness - N/A Weight - 1.2gr
Composition Aluminium
Edge Smooth
Comments Engraver: V. Falireas

Bern Mint: 1954 and 1964
Parish Mint: 1959
Prague Mint: 1966, 1969 and 1971

Coins dated 1971 have a smaller hole in the center
Mintage 15,000,000 pieces

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