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What’s the Value of Greek 2 Euro Coins?

16.000 euros for a Greek 2 euro advertised as “error coin”? Our expert numiscontrol will explain to you, why you shouldn’t buy such a coin. This article provides details about the Greek 2 euro commemorative and circulation coins featuring latest prices.

Commemorative Coins of Greece planned for 2021

The Greek Ministry of Finance has presented its Numismatic Program for 2021. As 2021 marks 200 years after the Greek Revolution of 1821 took place, the program will be extensive. Find pictures of all the scheduled coins here.

Bank of Greece Dedicates Collector Coin to “Myrtis”

In 430 BC a 11-year-old Greek girl died in Athens during an epidemic. Archaeologists found her skull calling the girl “Myrtis”. The remains were particularly well preserved permitting a recreation of her facial features. Greece dedicates a €5 silver collector coin to “Myrtis”.

Greece Commemorates Battle of Thermopylae

On 31 March Greece has issued a 2 euro coin dedicated to the Battle of Thermopylae 2,500 years ago. The coin features a Greek helmet to remember the encounter between Greeks and Persians.

Greece’s Numismatic Programme 2020

Greece has announce the numismatic programme of 2020: collector coins will feature the Persian Wars and battles of ancient Greece, 2 euro commemorative circulation coins will be dedicated to the Battle of Thermopylae and the Acquisition of Thrace.
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