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Greek gold coin marks begin of First Balkan War

The Bank of Greece has issued a new gold collector’s coin to mark one of the most historic and decisive battles fought in Modern Greek history during the First Balkan Wars. The 100 Euro coin depicts leader Pavlos Kountouriotis and the battleship Averof. more ]

Greece honours Socrates with collector coin

The Bank of Greece has issued a new 10 Euro silver collector’s coin which pays tribute to one of the world’s most noted and quoted philosophers emerging from the ancient world. more ]

Gold coin commemorates Thessalonika becoming part of modern Greece

The Bank of Greece has issued a commemorative coin which marks the centennial anniversary of the southern region of Macedonia and the city of Thessalonika coming under Greek sovereignty. more ]

Ancient Greek playwrite Aeschylus on silver coin

The Bank of Greece has issued a new 10 Euro collector’s coin in silver which highlights Aeschylus, an author of enduring reputation and innovation in a genre most prevalent in ancient Hellenic culture – that of the theatre in the form of tragedy. more ]

Ancient Greek play-writer Aeschylus on silver coin

The Bank of Greece has issued a new 10 Euro collector’s coin in silver which highlights Aeschylus, an author of enduring reputation and innovation in a genre most prevalent in ancient Hellenic culture – that of the theatre in the form of tragedy. more ]

Watch it: Art in Circulation!

Take a closer look at the banknotes in your wallet – you might find a genuine work of art. A Greek artist modifies euro notes and then returns them into circulation. With this project, all of Europe shall become aware of his money critique. more ]

New Permanent Exhibition at Corfu's Banknote Museum

“Greek Banknotes: Historical Evidence” is the title of the new permanent exhibition of the Banknote Museum of the Ionian Bank in Corfu. The material spans 180 years of Greek monetary history. more ]

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