2 Euro - Crete - 100 years from its union with Greece (2013)

obverse of 2 Euro - Crete - 100 years from its union with Greece (2013) coin with KM# 253 from Greece. Inscription: ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ 1913-2013 100 ΧΡΟΝΙΑ ΑΠΟ ΤΗΝ ΕΝΩΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΚΡΗΤΗΣ ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ
reverse of 2 Euro - Crete - 100 years from its union with Greece (2013) coin with KM# 253 from Greece. Inscription: 2 EURO LL

Features

Denomination 2 Euro
Catalog Number KM# 253
Weight (g) 8.5
Diameter (mm) 25.75
Thickness (mm) 2.2
Shape: Round
Composition: Bi-metallic Nickel-Brass plated Nickel center in Copper-Nickel ring
Magnetic
Currency Value (USD) 2.18
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Commemorative

Obverse

Engraved by George Stamatopoulos
Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ
1913-2013
100 ΧΡΟΝΙΑ ΑΠΟ ΤΗΝ ΕΝΩΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΚΡΗΤΗΣ ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ


Description:
100th anniversary of the union of Crete with Greece.
Cretan rebels raising the Greek flag, a symbolic representation of Crete’s struggle for Union with Greece. On the upper side, in circular sense and with capital letters the name of the issuing country ‘Hellenic Republic’ in Greek. Underneath the words: ‘100 years of the union of Crete with Greece’ in Greek. On the right: ‘1913-2013’ and the monogram of the Greek Mint. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Reverse

Engraved by Luc Luycx
Lettering:
2 EURO LL

Edge

Lettering:
ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ

Description:
Reeded
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
2013 Common

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