Greek Commemorative 2013




Details relating to the Greek Commemorative of 2013.


Issue Date: 01.10.2013

Number Minted: 750,000

Mint: National Mint Halandri

Mint Mark : Acanthus Leaf.




The coin commemorates the international recognition of the union of Greece and Crete 100 years ago.This union was internationally recognised in the London Treaty which was signed at the end of the first Balkan war.


In the inner circle Cretian rebels are shown planting the Greek flag at Theriso in 1905. This symbolizes the struggle for unification with Greece.

Around the rim of the inner circle from 10 o’clock to 12 o’clock is Greek Republic in the Hellenic script and round the bottom of the inner rim is “100 years of the union of Crete with Greece”, also in Hellenic script.

The mint mark is at two o'clock and immediately thereunder the dates 1913-2013.



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