|The second official set of the Hellenic Republic in Proof quality, contains a complete set of the Greek euro coins (1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros), as well as a 2 euro commemorative coin celebrating the 10 years of Euro cash.
Citizens and residents of the euro area selected the winning design for this euro coin, issued by all euro area countries to commemorate ten years of euro banknotes and coins. Using web-voting, they had five designs to choose from which had been pre-selected by a professional jury. The winning design symbolises the way in which the euro has become a true global player over the past ten years, as well as its importance in day-to-day life, with various aspects being depicted: ordinary people (the family of four), trade (the ship), industry (the factory) and energy (the wind power stations).
Greek euro coins feature a unique design for every one of the eight coins and they were all designed by Georgios Stamatopoulos. The minor coins depict Greek ships, the middle coins portray famous Greeks and the two large denominations show images of Greek history and mythology.