Greece 5000 drachmas 1997

Greece 5000 drachmas 1997 5000 drachmas
Obverse of Greece 5000 drachmas 1997
Krause - Mishler KM# P205
Details Purple and yellow-green on multicolored underprint, similar to P-203 but smaller in size

Obverse: Theodoros Kolokotronis and the church of the Holy Apostles at Calamata
Theodoros Kolokotronis was a Greek general in the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire and one of the major reasons for the successful outcome of the endeavor.

Reverse: A landscape and view of Karytaina

Watermark: Bust of Philip of Macedonia
Philip II of Macedon was an ancient Greek king until his assassination in 336 and father of Alexander the Great and Philip III.

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