CIRCULATION OF THE HELLENIC COMMEMORATIVE CIRCULATION 2€ COIN OF 2020 DEDICATED TO: “100 YEARS SINCE THE UNION OF THRACE WITH GREECE”
With this newsletter we inform you that the Ministry of Finance - General Secretariat of Fiscal Policy is pleased to announce that as of 5/10/2020, 743.000 pieces of the new 2€ commemorative circulation coin: “100 YEARS SINCE THE UNION OF THRACE WITH GREECE”, with year mark 2020 and issuing volume of 750,000 pieces, will circulate.
The coin’s outer ring features the 12 stars of the European Union. The central field of the coin replicates an ancient coin of the Thracian city of Abdera, featuring a griffin. Inscribed along the inner edge are the words “100 YEARS SINCE THE UNION OF THRACE WITH GREECE” and “HELLENIC REPUBLIC” as well as the year of issuance and a palmette (the mintmark of the Greek Mint). Also visible at left is the monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos).
The common side on the commemorative coin and the edge lettering are the same as on regular 2€ coins.