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 2005

The Official Blister 2005 is dedicated to the "Ancient coins of Athens”. It was issued on 11 January 2006 with a mintage of 25,000 pieces. The blister contains the 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 ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2005 25,000 pieces € 29.70 Buy
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2004

The Official 2004 Blister is dedicated to the "Epikourios Apollo’s temple” and it was issued in May 2005 with a mintage of 20,000 pieces. It contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc). Bassae (Latin) or Bassai (meaning "little vale in the rocks") hosts the temple of Apollo Epikourios ("Apollo the helper"). It was designed by Iktinos, ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2004 30,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2003

The Official Blister 2003 was issued in June 2003. It contains the 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. The middle coins portray famous Greeks. The two large denominations show ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2003 50,000 pieces € 18.50 Buy
Obverse of Greek Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2002

The Official Blister 2002 was issued on 31 October 2002 with a mintage of 50,000 pieces. It contains the 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 The middle coins portray famous Greeks The ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2002 5,000 pieces € 13.75 Buy
Obverse of Greek Official Blister (Dutch) KMS Set
Official Blister (Dutch) 2002

The Dutch version of the Greek Blister 2002 was issued in 2002 with a mintage of only 5,000 pieces. The only visible difference between the Greek and the Dutch version of the blister is the issuing authority, namely the Greek ministry of Economy and the Greek ministry of Economics and Finance respectively. It contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2002 Unknown - View
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