Greek Commemorative coins

The following 2 euro commemortaive coins were issued in greece since the introduction of the Common European Currency on January 1, 2002.

Common specifications
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
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Image of Greece 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Nikos Kazantzakis

The coin marks the 60th year since the death of Nikos Kazantzakis. Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957) was a Greek writer, celebrated for his novels, which include Zorba the Greek, Christ Recrucified (1948), Captain Michalis (1950, translated 'Freedom or Death), ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
2017 742,000 pieces € 2.80 Buy
Image of Greece 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Dimitris Mitropoulos

The coin is dedicated to the 120 years of the birth of Dimitris Mitropoulos. Dimitris Mitropoulos was born in Athens on March 1, 1896 and died in Milan on November 2, 1960. He is one of the most prestigious conductors of the twentieth century and possessed ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos
Year Mintage Price Shop
2016 742,500 pieces € 2.95 Buy
Image of Greece 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Arkadi Monastery

The coin marks the 150th anniversary of the arson of the Arkadi Monastery. The original title of the coin was "150 Years of the Holocaust in the Monastery of Arkadi" (which is the way the event is referred to in Greece), but was later changed. The monastery ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos
Year Mintage Price Shop
2016 742,500 pieces € 2.95 Buy
Image of Greece 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 75 Years since the Death of Spyridon Louis

In a last minute change, Greece changed the theme of the 2-euro commemorative coin for 2015 from "75th Anniversary of the October 28, 1940," to "75th Anniversary of the death of the Athlete Spiridon Louis ". Spiridon Louis was a Greek water-carrier who ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 750,000 pieces € 3.15 Buy
Image of Greece 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 30th anniversary of the EU flag

In July 2015, the 19 euro-area countries jointly issued a commemorative euro coin celebrating 30 years of the EU flag. Regardless of the country, it bears the same design on the national side, normally reserved for a motif specific to that country. This ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos
Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 750,000 pieces € 3.15 Buy
Image of Greece 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece

The coin celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece. The Ionian Islands are a group of islands in Greece, traditionally called the Heptanese, i.e. "the Seven Islands". From 1204, the Republic of Venice controlled ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: M. Antonatou
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 750,000 pieces € 3.35 Buy
Image of Greece 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 400 Years since the Death of El Greco

El Greco, born Doménikos Theotokópoulos (1541 – 7 April 1614), was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. "El Greco" (The Greek) was a nickname, a reference to his national Greek origin, and the artist normally signed his paintings ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: M. Antonatou
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 750,000 pieces € 3.50 Buy
Image of Greece 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Union of Crete with Greece

The Cretan State was established in 1898, following the intervention by the Great Powers (Britain, France, Italy and Russia) on the island of Crete. In 1897 an insurrection in Crete led the Ottoman Empire to declare war on Greece, which led Great Britain, ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #253
Other information Issued in July 2013
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 750,000 pieces € 4.25 Buy
Image of Greece 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Founding of the Platonic Academy

The Academy was founded by Plato in ca. 387 BC in Athens. Aristotle studied there for twenty years before founding his own school, the Lyceum. The Academy persisted throughout the Hellenistic period as a skeptical school, until coming to an end after ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #252
Other information Issued on 8 July 2013
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 750,000 pieces € 3.45 Buy
Image of Greece 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 10 years of euro banknotes and coins

On 1 January 2002, euro banknotes and coins were introduced in 12 Member States of the European Union. The introduction of the euro cash was an unprecedented challenge, but it went smoothly, and billions of banknotes and coins started to circulate in ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #245
Other information Designer: Helmut Andexlinger
Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 1,000,000 pieces € 3.25 Buy
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