|The official 2018 blister of the Hellenic Republic is dedicated to “Rhodos” and includes all 8 euro coins (1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents and 1, 2 euros).
Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece in terms of land area and also the island group's historical capital. Rhodes' nickname is The island of the Knights, named after the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem, who once conquered the land.
istorically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site. Today, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.
Issue date: July 2018