Greece 5000000 drachmai 1944

Greece 5000000 drachmai 1944 5000000 drachmai
Obverse of Greece 5000000 drachmai 1944
Krause - Mishler KM# P128
Details Brown

Obverse: Arethusa on dekadrachm of Syracuse at left
Arethusa means 'the waterer'. She was a nymph and daughter of Nereus, who and later became a fountain on the island of Ortygia in Syracuse, Sicily. Arethusa occasionally appeared on coins as a young girl with a net in her hair and dolphins around her head. These coins were common around Ortygia, the location in which she ends up after fleeing from Alpheus.



Reverse: Dark brown and grey

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