Greek mint sets (BU sets)

The poorest member of the EU, Greece saw EMU as an essential step towards achieving its strategic and economic ambitions. In spite of the euro's weakness when Greece entered the euro-zone on January 1 2001, opinion polls showed that some 70 per cent of Greeks were in favour of membership. There was little attachment to the drachma, as europe's second-oldest currency was linked in Greek minds with economic and political backwardness. Greece leveraged the euro to encourage foreign direct investment with a view to the country becoming a business and transport hub, linking south-east Europe with EU markets.

The following Official Blisters were issued in Greece since the introduction of the Common European Currency on January 1, 2002:

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Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2016

The official 2016 blister of the Hellenic Republic is dedicated to “Peloponnese” and includes all 8 euro coins (1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents and 1, 2 euros). The Peloponnese or Peloponnesus is a peninsula and geographic region in southern Greece. It is separated from the central part of the country by the Gulf of Corinth. It was here that the Greek War ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2016 15,000 pieces € 21.90 Buy
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2015

The official 2015 blister of the Hellenic Republic is dedicated to “Epirus” and includes all 8 euro coins (1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents and 1, 2 euros). Epirus is a geographical and historical region in southeastern Europe, now shared between Greece and Albania. It lies between the Pindus Mountains and the Ionian Sea, stretching from the Bay of Vlorë and ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 15,000 pieces € 49.50 Buy
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2014

The official 2014 blister of the Hellenic Republic is dedicated to “Thrace”, a north-east region of the country. It includes all 8 euro coins (1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents and 1, 2 euros). Modern-day Thrace consists of the southeastern regions of Bulgaria, northwestern Greece, and the parts of Turkey that separate the Black Sea from the Sea of Marmara. ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 13,000 pieces € 55.00 Buy
Obverse of Greek Mykonos - Delos KMS Set
Mykonos - Delos 2013

One of the first Greek islands to embrace tourism, Mykonos was a choice destination for visitors in ever - increasing numbers as early as the 1960s. Today, Mykonos is Greece's most cosmopolitan island and received visitors year - round. A few miles from Mykonos lies the tiny island of Delos, sacred in antiquity for being the birthplace of Apollo and ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 20,000 pieces € 33.00 Buy
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2012

Following the Press Release (12.03.2012) of the Deputy Minister of Finance regarding the Hellenic Numismatic Program 2012, the General Accounting Office (G.A.O.) authorised the Bank of Greece to dispense to the public Blister Sets containing all eight denominations of Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) Greek Euro Coins. The blister is dedicated to the “The ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 20,000 pieces € 44.00 Buy
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2011

This Special Olympics Blister 2011 commemorates the XIII Special Olympics World Summer Games and contains the following coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros. 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 (Athenian triere ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2011 15,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2010

The Official Blister 2010 is dedicated to the "Athenian Triere" (or trireme), the largest battle ship for 200 years dating from the time of the Athenian democracy and Kimon (5th century b.C.- Marine Museum). Triremes were the dominant warship in the Mediterranean from around 700 to 300 BC, when naval combat took place mainly by ramming enemy vessels ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2010 7,500 pieces € 39.60 Buy
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2009

The Official Blister 2009 is dedicated to the "Theran Ship", a typical Cycladic ship from the 17th century BC. The construction model was based on the Miniature Ships Fresco, depicting a fleet in procession, discovered in the West House of the prehistoric settlement of Akritiri, on the island of Thera The "Theran Ship" blister was issued on 7 December ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2009 7,500 pieces € 31.00 Buy
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2008

The Official Blister 2008 is dedicated to the "Ancient coins of Thrace, Macedonia, Thessaly, Epirus and Peloponnese”. It was issued on 4 October 2008 with a mintage of 20,000 pieces. The blister contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc). Greek euro coins feature a unique design for every one of the eight coins and they were all ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2008 15,000 pieces € 26.00 Buy
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2007

The Official Blister 2007 is dedicated to the "Ancient coins of the Aegean Sea”. It was issued on 13 August 2007 with a mintage of 15,000 pieces. The blister contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc). Greek euro coins feature a unique design for every one of the eight coins and they were all designed by Georgios Stamatopoulos. ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2007 15,000 pieces - View
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