Greece, 50 Drachmai 1978

sr48-0101_f_600x600
sr48-0101_f_600x600sr48-0101_b_600x600
0,50 €

1 item in stock
+
Add to cart
CATALOG INFORMATION
ID Number: SR48-0101
Category: Paper Money
Description: Greece, 50 Drachmai 1978
Country or State: Greece (Ελλάδα)
Year: 8 December 1978
Period: Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία)
Head of State/Ruler:  
Reign:  
Currency: Drachmai
Face Value: 50 Drachmai
Subject/Theme:  
Obverse: Head of Poseidon (Neptune), god of the sea and of earthquakes. Helmeted Athena supervises Argus constructing a sailing boat called Argo, the ship of the Argonauts. Tiphys, the pilot is in the centre.
Obverse Legend: Trapeza Tis Ellados. Drachmai Pentikonta.
Obverse Designer: I. Stinis, V. Sabatakos, P. Sotiriou and N. Nikolaou.
Reverse: Scene of Laskarina Bouboulina attacking the fortress of Palamidi at Nafplion. Sailing ships.
Reverse Legend: Pliroteai epi ti, emfanisei.
Reverse Designer: I. Stinis, V. Sabatakos, P. Sotiriou and N. Nikolaou.
Edge:  
Note:  
Dimensions (B x H): 144 x 64 mm
Krause Catalog Number: 199a
Other Catalog Number:  
State of Conservation: Good (G)
Rarity:  
   

CATALOG VALUE
Uncirculated (Unc) € 2,00
Extremely Fine (XF) € -
Very Fine (VF) € -
Fine (F) € -
Very Good (VG) € -
Good (G) € -
Poor (P) € -
   

HISTORICAL NOTES
The drachma has been the Greek national currency from 1833 to 2002. On 1 January 2002 the drachma
has been replaced by the euro. Following the introduction of euro banknotes and coins, drachma notes and coins
ceased to be legal tender on 28 February 2002. Drachma banknotes are exchanged for euro at the Bank of
Greece until 1st March 2012.