Greece 1 cent

From 2002 until now

The Athenian trireme (5th century BC)

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 100.940.055 59.945
54.945 - Basic (2002)
5.000 - Basic. Issued by The Netherlands Mint (2002)
---
2002 F 15.000.000 --- ---
2003 -- 35.100.700 99.300
49.300 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Greek presidency of the Council of the EU (2003)
---
2004 -- 49.970.000 30.000
30.000 - Basic. Temple of Apollo (2004)
---
2005 -- 14.950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2005)
25.000 - Commemorative. Mount Olympus (2005)
---
2006 -- 44.950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2006)
25.000 - Commemorative. Patras (2006)
---
2007 -- 60.001.681 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Maria Callas year (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Nikos Kazantzakis year (2007)
---
2008 -- 24.001.977 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2008)
10.000 - Commemorative. The New Akropolis Museum (2008)
---
2009 -- 49.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic. Theran Ship (2009)
7.500 - Commemorative. Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. Yannis Ritsos year (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. International Year of Astronomy (2009)
---
2010 -- 26.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic (2010)
7.500 - Commemorative. 2500th anniversary of the battle of Maratona (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. Centenary of the birth of Sofia Vembo (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. International year of Biodiversity (2010)
---
2011 -- 34.965.000 35.000
15.000 - Basic. XIII Special Olympics (2011)
5.000 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Akropolis (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Panathinaiko Stadium (2011)
2.500
2012 -- 47.967.500 30.000
20.000 - Basic. Santorini (2012)
10.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of the death of Georgios Papanicolaou (2012)
2.500
2013 -- 43.980.000 20.000
20.000 - Basic. Mikonos - Delo Island (2013)
4.000
2014 -- 45.000.000 13.000
13.000 - Basic. Thrace (2014)
2.500
2015 -- 25.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Epirus (2015)
2.000
2016 -- 49.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Peloponnese (2016)
2.000
2017 -- 30.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Creta (2017)
1.200
2018 -- 39.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Rhodes (2018)
2.000
2019 -- 41.000.000 --- 1.500

Greece 2 cents

From 2002 until now

The corvette used during the Greek War of Independence (1821-1827).

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 175.940.055 59.945
54.945 - Basic (2002)
5.000 - Basic. Issued by The Netherlands Mint (2002)
---
2002 F 18.000.000 --- ---
2003 -- 9.400.700 99.300
49.300 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Greek presidency of the Council of the EU (2003)
---
2004 -- 24.970.000 30.000
30.000 - Basic. Temple of Apollo (2004)
---
2005 -- 14.950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2005)
25.000 - Commemorative. Mount Olympus (2005)
---
2006 -- 44.950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2006)
25.000 - Commemorative. Patras (2006)
---
2007 -- 25.000.103 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Maria Callas year (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Nikos Kazantzakis year (2007)
---
2008 -- 69.009.877 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2008)
10.000 - Commemorative. The New Akropolis Museum (2008)
---
2009 -- 15.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic. Theran Ship (2009)
7.500 - Commemorative. Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. Yannis Ritsos year (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. International Year of Astronomy (2009)
---
2010 -- 30.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic (2010)
7.500 - Commemorative. 2500th anniversary of the battle of Maratona (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. Centenary of the birth of Sofia Vembo (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. International year of Biodiversity (2010)
---
2011 -- 46.965.000 35.000
15.000 - Basic. XIII Special Olympics (2011)
5.000 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Akropolis (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Panathinaiko Stadium (2011)
2.500
2012 -- 33.967.500 30.000
20.000 - Basic. Santorini (2012)
10.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of the death of Georgios Papanicolaou (2012)
2.500
2013 -- 40.980.000 20.000
20.000 - Basic. Mikonos - Delo Island (2013)
4.000
2014 -- 25.000.000 13.000
13.000 - Basic. Thrace (2014)
2.500
2015 -- 32.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Epirus (2015)
2.000
2016 -- 52.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Peloponnese (2016)
2.000
2017 -- 34.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Creta (2017)
1.200
2018 -- 14.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Rhodes (2018)
2.000
2019 -- 35.000.000 --- 1.500

Greece 5 cents

From 2002 until now

The modern tanker.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 210.940.055 59.945
54.945 - Basic (2002)
5.000 - Basic. Issued by The Netherlands Mint (2002)
---
2002 F 90.000.000 --- ---
2003 -- 650.700 99.300
49.300 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Greek presidency of the Council of the EU (2003)
---
2004 -- 220.000 30.000
30.000 - Basic. Temple of Apollo (2004)
---
2005 -- 950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2005)
25.000 - Commemorative. Mount Olympus (2005)
---
2006 -- 49.950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2006)
25.000 - Commemorative. Patras (2006)
---
2007 -- 55.005.598 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Maria Callas year (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Nikos Kazantzakis year (2007)
---
2008 -- 50.000.713 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2008)
10.000 - Commemorative. The New Akropolis Museum (2008)
---
2009 -- 37.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic. Theran Ship (2009)
7.500 - Commemorative. Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. Yannis Ritsos year (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. International Year of Astronomy (2009)
---
2010 -- 4.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic (2010)
7.500 - Commemorative. 2500th anniversary of the battle of Maratona (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. Centenary of the birth of Sofia Vembo (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. International year of Biodiversity (2010)
---
2011 -- 33.965.000 35.000
15.000 - Basic. XIII Special Olympics (2011)
5.000 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Akropolis (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Panathinaiko Stadium (2011)
2.500
2012 -- 4.967.500 30.000
20.000 - Basic. Santorini (2012)
10.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of the death of Georgios Papanicolaou (2012)
2.500
2013 -- --- 20.000
20.000 - Basic. Mikonos - Delo Island (2013)
4.000
2014 -- 18.000.000 13.000
13.000 - Basic. Thrace (2014)
2.500
2015 -- 10.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Epirus (2015)
2.000
2016 -- 27.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Peloponnese (2016)
2.000
2017 -- 8.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Creta (2017)
1.200
2018 -- 15.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Rhodes (2018)
2.000
2019 -- 36.000.000 --- 1.500

Greece 10 cents

From 2002 until now

Rigas-Fereos (Velestinlis) (1757-1798), a forerunner of the Greek enlightenment and confederation, and a visionary of Balkan liberation from Ottoman rule.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 138.940.055 59.945
54.945 - Basic (2002)
5.000 - Basic. Issued by The Netherlands Mint (2002)
---
2002 F 100.000.000 --- ---
2003 -- 500.700 99.300
49.300 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Greek presidency of the Council of the EU (2003)
---
2004 -- 9.970.000 30.000
30.000 - Basic. Temple of Apollo (2004)
---
2005 -- 24.950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2005)
25.000 - Commemorative. Mount Olympus (2005)
---
2006 -- 44.950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2006)
25.000 - Commemorative. Patras (2006)
---
2007 -- 60.044.185 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Maria Callas year (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Nikos Kazantzakis year (2007)
---
2008 -- 40.578.476 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2008)
10.000 - Commemorative. The New Akropolis Museum (2008)
---
2009 -- 45.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic. Theran Ship (2009)
7.500 - Commemorative. Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. Yannis Ritsos year (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. International Year of Astronomy (2009)
---
2010 -- 4.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic (2010)
7.500 - Commemorative. 2500th anniversary of the battle of Maratona (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. Centenary of the birth of Sofia Vembo (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. International year of Biodiversity (2010)
---
2011 -- 35.965.000 35.000
15.000 - Basic. XIII Special Olympics (2011)
5.000 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Akropolis (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Panathinaiko Stadium (2011)
2.500
2012 -- --- 30.000
20.000 - Basic. Santorini (2012)
10.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of the death of Georgios Papanicolaou (2012)
2.500
2013 -- 18.980.000 20.000
20.000 - Basic. Mikonos - Delo Island (2013)
4.000
2014 -- --- 13.000
13.000 - Basic. Thrace (2014)
2.500
2015 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Epirus (2015)
2.000
2016 -- 17.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Peloponnese (2016)
2.000
2017 -- 15.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Creta (2017)
1.200
2018 -- 14.000.000 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Rhodes (2018)
2.000
2019 -- 24.000.000 --- 1.500

Greece 20 cents

From 2002 until now

Ioannis Capodistrias (1776-1831), first Governor of Greece (1830-1831) after the Greek War of Independence (1821-1827).

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 208.940.055 59.945
54.945 - Basic (2002)
5.000 - Basic. Issued by The Netherlands Mint (2002)
---
2002 E 120.000.000 --- ---
2003 -- 700.700 99.300
49.300 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Greek presidency of the Council of the EU (2003)
---
2004 -- 470.000 30.000
30.000 - Basic. Temple of Apollo (2004)
---
2005 -- 950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2005)
25.000 - Commemorative. Mount Olympus (2005)
---
2006 -- 950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2006)
25.000 - Commemorative. Patras (2006)
---
2007 -- 955.113 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Maria Callas year (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Nikos Kazantzakis year (2007)
---
2008 -- 20.003.617 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2008)
10.000 - Commemorative. The New Akropolis Museum (2008)
---
2009 -- 23.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic. Theran Ship (2009)
7.500 - Commemorative. Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. Yannis Ritsos year (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. International Year of Astronomy (2009)
---
2010 -- 11.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic (2010)
7.500 - Commemorative. 2500th anniversary of the battle of Maratona (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. Centenary of the birth of Sofia Vembo (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. International year of Biodiversity (2010)
---
2011 -- 965.000 35.000
15.000 - Basic. XIII Special Olympics (2011)
5.000 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Akropolis (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Panathinaiko Stadium (2011)
2.500
2012 -- --- 30.000
20.000 - Basic. Santorini (2012)
10.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of the death of Georgios Papanicolaou (2012)
2.500
2013 -- --- 20.000
20.000 - Basic. Mikonos - Delo Island (2013)
4.000
2014 -- --- 13.000
13.000 - Basic. Thrace (2014)
2.500
2015 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Epirus (2015)
2.000
2016 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Peloponnese (2016)
2.000
2017 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Creta (2017)
1.200
2018 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Rhodes (2018)
2.000
2019 -- 12.000.000 --- 1.500

Greece 50 cents

From 2002 until now

Eleftherios Venizelos (1864-1936), a pioneer in social reform who played a key role in modernising the Greek state.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 92.940.055 59.945
54.945 - Basic (2002)
5.000 - Basic. Issued by The Netherlands Mint (2002)
---
2002 F 70.000.000 --- ---
2003 -- 600.700 99.300
49.300 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Greek presidency of the Council of the EU (2003)
---
2004 -- 470.000 30.000
30.000 - Basic. Temple of Apollo (2004)
---
2005 -- 950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2005)
25.000 - Commemorative. Mount Olympus (2005)
---
2006 -- 950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2006)
25.000 - Commemorative. Patras (2006)
---
2007 -- 952.239 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Maria Callas year (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Nikos Kazantzakis year (2007)
---
2008 -- 10.019.641 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2008)
10.000 - Commemorative. The New Akropolis Museum (2008)
---
2009 -- 6.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic. Theran Ship (2009)
7.500 - Commemorative. Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. Yannis Ritsos year (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. International Year of Astronomy (2009)
---
2010 -- 5.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic (2010)
7.500 - Commemorative. 2500th anniversary of the battle of Maratona (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. Centenary of the birth of Sofia Vembo (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. International year of Biodiversity (2010)
---
2011 -- 6.965.000 35.000
15.000 - Basic. XIII Special Olympics (2011)
5.000 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Akropolis (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Panathinaiko Stadium (2011)
2.500
2012 -- --- 30.000
20.000 - Basic. Santorini (2012)
10.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of the death of Georgios Papanicolaou (2012)
2.500
2013 -- --- 20.000
20.000 - Basic. Mikonos - Delo Island (2013)
4.000
2014 -- --- 13.000
13.000 - Basic. Thrace (2014)
2.500
2015 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Epirus (2015)
2.000
2016 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Peloponnese (2016)
2.000
2017 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Creta (2017)
1.200
2018 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Rhodes (2018)
2.000
2019 -- 3.000.000 --- 1.500

Greece 1 euro

From 2002 until now

Design of the Athenian owl that appeared on the ancient 4-drachma coin (5th century BC).

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 61.440.055 59.945
54.945 - Basic (2002)
5.000 - Basic. Issued by The Netherlands Mint (2002)
---
2002 S 50.000.000 --- ---
2003 -- 11.600.700 99.300
49.300 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Greek presidency of the Council of the EU (2003)
---
2004 -- 9.970.000 30.000
30.000 - Basic. Temple of Apollo (2004)
---
2005 -- 9.950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2005)
25.000 - Commemorative. Mount Olympus (2005)
---
2006 -- 9.950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2006)
25.000 - Commemorative. Patras (2006)
---
2007 -- 24.167.900 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Maria Callas year (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Nikos Kazantzakis year (2007)
---
2008 -- 4.001.726 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2008)
10.000 - Commemorative. The New Akropolis Museum (2008)
---
2009 -- 17.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic. Theran Ship (2009)
7.500 - Commemorative. Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. Yannis Ritsos year (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. International Year of Astronomy (2009)
---
2010 -- 10.975.000 25.000
7.500 - Basic (2010)
7.500 - Commemorative. 2500th anniversary of the battle of Maratona (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. Centenary of the birth of Sofia Vembo (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. International year of Biodiversity (2010)
---
2011 -- 965.000 35.000
15.000 - Basic. XIII Special Olympics (2011)
5.000 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Akropolis (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Panathinaiko Stadium (2011)
2.500
2012 -- --- 30.000
20.000 - Basic. Santorini (2012)
10.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of the death of Georgios Papanicolaou (2012)
2.500
2013 -- --- 20.000
20.000 - Basic. Mikonos - Delo Island (2013)
4.000
2014 -- --- 13.000
13.000 - Basic. Thrace (2014)
2.500
2015 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Epirus (2015)
2.000
2016 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Peloponnese (2016)
2.000
2017 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Creta (2017)
1.200
2018 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Rhodes (2018)
2.000
2019 -- --- --- 1.500

Greece 2 euros

From 2002 until now

Mythological scene from a mosaic in Sparta (3rd century AD), showing the young princess Europa being abducted by Zeus in the shape of a bull. The edge lettering is ‘ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ *’ (HELLENIC REPUBLIC *)

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 75.340.055 59.945
54.945 - Basic (2002)
5.000 - Basic. Issued by The Netherlands Mint (2002)
---
2002 S 70.000.000 --- ---
2003 -- 450.700 99.300
49.300 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Greek presidency of the Council of the EU (2003)
---
2004 -- --- 30.000
30.000 - Basic. Temple of Apollo (2004)
---
2005 -- 950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2005)
25.000 - Commemorative. Mount Olympus (2005)
---
2006 -- 950.000 50.000
25.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2006)
25.000 - Commemorative. Patras (2006)
---
2007 -- --- 20.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2007)
5.000 - Commemorative. Nikos Kazantzakis year (2007)
---
2008 -- 1.007.522 25.000
15.000 - Basic. Ancient greek coins (2008)
10.000 - Commemorative. The New Akropolis Museum (2008)
---
2009 -- 982.500 17.500
7.500 - Basic. Theran Ship (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. Yannis Ritsos year (2009)
5.000 - Commemorative. International Year of Astronomy (2009)
---
2010 -- 582.500 17.500
7.500 - Basic (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. Centenary of the birth of Sofia Vembo (2010)
5.000 - Commemorative. International year of Biodiversity (2010)
---
2011 -- --- 30.000
15.000 - Basic. XIII Special Olympics (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Akropolis (2011)
7.500 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 - Panathinaiko Stadium (2011)
2.500
2012 -- --- 30.000
20.000 - Basic. Santorini (2012)
10.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of the death of Georgios Papanicolaou (2012)
2.500
2013 -- --- 20.000
20.000 - Basic. Mikonos - Delo Island (2013)
4.000
2014 -- --- 13.000
13.000 - Basic. Thrace (2014)
2.500
2015 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Epirus (2015)
2.000
2016 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Peloponnese (2016)
2.000
2017 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Creta (2017)
1.200
2018 -- --- 15.000
15.000 - Basic. Rhodes (2018)
2.000
2019 -- --- --- 1.500

Greece 2 euros commemorative

2004 - Athens Olympic Games in 2004

A statue of the ‘discobolus’, or discus-thrower, is featured on this coin commemorating the Olympic Games held in Athens in 2004.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2004 -- 34.500.000 505.000
500.000 - Coin card (2004)
5.000 - Envelope. Athens Olympic Games in 2004 (2004)
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2007 - 50th anniversary of signing of the Treaty of Rome

Common issue

The coin shows the treaty with the signatures of the six founding countries on a background evoking the paving – designed by Michelangelo – of the Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome, where the Treaty was signed on 25 March 1957, giving birth to the modern-day European Union.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2007 -- 4.000.000 10.000
5.000 - Commemorative. Maria Callas year (2007)
5.000 - Envelope. 50th anniversary of signing of the Treaty of Rome (2007)
---

2009 - Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro

Common issue

The centre of the coin shows a stylised human figure whose left arm is prolonged by the euro symbol. The initials ΓΣ of the artist appear below the euro symbol. The name(s) of the issuing country in the national language(s) appear(s) at the top, while the indication 1999-2009 and the acronym EMU translated into the national language(s) appear at the bottom.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 4.000.000 17.500
7.500 - Commemorative. Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro (2009)
10.000 - Envelope. Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro (2009)
---

2010 - 2.500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon

The coin commemorates the 2.500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon. The centre of the coin shows a synthesis of a shield and a runner/warrior symbolizing the battle for freedom and the noble ideals derived from the battle of Marathon. The bird on the shield symbolizes the birth of western civilization in its present form.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2010 -- 2.500.000 12.500
7.500 - Commemorative. 2500th anniversary of the battle of Maratona (2010)
5.000 - Envelope. 2.500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon (2010)
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2011 - The organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011

The center of the coin shows the emblem of the Games, a radiant sun the source of life that underlines the excellence and power of the athlete that takes part in the Games. Excellence is depicted in the olive branch and power in the spiral form in the center of the sun. Around the image is written the sign XIII SPECIAL OLYMPICS W.S.G. ATHENS 2011 as well as the issuing country ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ. The mintmark is also depicted in between.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2011 -- 1.000.000 10.000
5.000 - Commemorative. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 (2011)
5.000 - Envelope. Organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS 2011 (2011)
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2012 - 10 years of the Euro

Common issue

The Euro-sign in the centre of the coin shows that the Euro has become an element of particular importance in Europe as well all over the world as the Euro evolved to a global player in the international monetary system in the last 10 years. The design elements around the Euro-symbol on the coin express the importance of the Euro to the people, to the financial world (ECB tower), to trading (ships), to industry (factories), to the energy sector and research and development (wind power stations). The initials AH of the artist appear under the image of the ECB tower. The name(s) of the issuing country in the national language(s) appear(s) at the top, while the indication 2002-2012 appears at the bottom.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2012 -- 1.000.000 5.000
5.000 - Coin card (2012)
2.500

2013 - 2400th Anniversary of the founding of Plato’s Academy

The coin depicts a portrait of Plato (in profile). On the left: the words “2400 years since the founding of Plato’s Academy” and “Hellenic Republic” in ancient Greek lettering. On the right: “2013” and the monogram of the Greek Mint. In exergue, “ΣΤΑΜ” (monogram of the author G. Stamatopoulos).

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2013 -- 740.000 10.000
7.500 - 2 euros. 2400th Anniversary of the founding of Plato’s Academy (2013)
2.500 - Envelope. 2400th Anniversary of the founding of Plato’s Academy (2013)
4.000

2013 - 100th Anniversary of the union of Crete with Greece

The inner part of the coin depicts 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. In exergue, “ΣΤΑΜ” (monogram of the author G. Stamatopoulos).

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2013 -- 750.000 12.500
7.500 - 2 euros. 100th Anniversary of the union of Crete with Greece (2013)
5.000 - Envelope. 100th Anniversary of the union of Crete with Greece (2013)
4.000

2014 - 400 Years since the Death of El Greco

The inner part of the coin shows a portrait of Domenikos Theotokopoulos. The background features a typical figure from his work, illustrative of his technique. On the left: the year 2014 and the characteristic signature of the artist («Domenikos Theotokopoulos Epoiei»). On the right: the mint mark of the Greek State Mint. The entire design is encircled in an inscription reading in Greek “DOMENIKOS THEOTOKOPOULOS 1541-1614” and the name of the issuing country “HELLENIC REPUBLIC”.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- 740.000 7.500
7.500 - Coin card. 400 Years since the Death of El Greco (2014)
2.500

2014 - 150th Anniversary of the Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece

The inner part of the coin depicts a seven-pointed star inscribed in Greek with the words: “150 YEARS SINCE THE UNION OF THE IONIAN ISLANDS (EPTA’NISA) WITH GREECE 1864-2014”, the name of the issuing country “HELLENIC REPUBLIC” and the mint mark of the Greek State Mint. The spaces between the points of the star feature the symbols of the Ionian Islands. The entire design is encircled in a decorative stylised wave motif.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- 740.000 7.500
7.500 - Coin card. 150th Anniversary of the Union of the Ionian Islands with Greece (2014)
2.500

2015 - 75 Years since the Death of Spyridon Louis

The design shows Spyros Louis and the cup that he was awarded, against the background with the Panathenaic Stadium. Inscribed along the inner edge is the country of issuance "HELLENIC REPUBLIC" and "75 YEARS IN MEMORIAM OF SPYROS LOUIS" (in Greek). Above the cup appears the year of issuance "2015" and to the right a palmette (the mint mark of the Greek Mint). Visible at the bottom of the design is the monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos).

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2015 -- 740.000 7.500
7.500 - 2 euros. 75 Years since the Death of Spyridon Louis (2015)
1.500

2015 - 30th Anniversary of the Flag of Europe

Common issue

Twelve stars that morph into human figures are embracing the birth of a new Europe. The design shows the EU flag as a symbol that unites people and cultures with shared visions and ideals for a better common future.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2015 -- 740.000 7.500
7.500 - 2 euros. 30th Anniversary of the Flag of Europe (2015)
1.500

2016 - 150 years since the Arkadi Monastery torching

The design features the Arkadi Monastery. Inscribed, at centre, is the wording "ARKADI MONASTERY" and along the inner edge at left "HELLENIC REPUBLIC", in Greek. Visible at upper right is the year of issuance "2016" and below the central inscription a palmette (the mintmark of the Greek Mint). Inscribed at lower right is the monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos). The coin's outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2016 -- 742.000 6.500
6.500 - 2 euros. 150 years since the Arkadi Monastery torching (2016)
1.500

2016 - 120 years since the birth of Dimitri Mitropoulos

The design features the portrait of Dimitri Mitropoulos against the background of music notes. Inscribed along the inner edge at left is the wording "120 YEARS OF THE BIRTH OF DIMITRI MITROPOULOS" and "HELLENIC REPUBLIC", in Greek. At upper left apears the year of issuance "2016" and a palmette (the mintmark of the Greek Mint). Visible at lower right is the monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos). The coin's outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2016 -- 742.000 6.500
6.500 - 2 euros. 120 years since the birth of Dimitri Mitropoulos (2016)
1.500

2017 - 60 years in memoriam of Nikos Kazantzakis

The design features a profile portrait of Nikos Kazantzakis, one of Greece's greatest 20th century writers. Inscribed along the inner circle, at the left, is the wording "HELLENIC REPUBLIC" and the name "NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS" (in Greek). At the top is the year of issuance "2017" and at centre left a palmette (the mint mark of the Greek Mint). Also visible at lower right is the monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos). The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2017 -- 750.000 4.500
4.500 - 2 euros. 60 years in memoriam of Nikos Kazantzakis (2017)
1.500

2017 - Archaeological site of Philippi

The design features part of Basilica B and linear motifs inspired by a border pattern from an ancient Greek mosaic discovered at the site. Inscribed along the inner circle is the wording "ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF PHILIPPI" and "HELLENIC REPUBLIC" (in Greek). Also inscribed in the backgound is the year of issuance "2017" and to the right a palmette (the mint mark of the Greek Mint). Visible at the lower left is the monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos). The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2017 -- 750.000 4.500
4.500 - 2 euros. Archaeological site of Philippi (2017)
1.500

2018 - 75 years since the death of Kostis Palamas

The design features a portrait of the Greek poet Kostis Palamas (1859-1943). Inscribed along the inner edge at left is the wording "HELLENIC REPUBLIC" and the name "KOSTIS PALAMAS" (in Greek). Also inscribed is a palmette (the mintmark of the Greek Mint) and the year of issuance "2018". Visible at the lower right is the monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos). The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2018 -- 750.000 --- 2.000

2018 - 70th anniversary of the union of the Dodecanese with Greece

The design features in the central part a rose, the canting badge of Rhodes, inspired from a coin minted by the ancient city of Rhodes, one of the most characteristic coins of the Dodecanese, with stylised waves fanning out from the centre. Inscribed along the inner edge is the wording "1948-2018 THE UNION OF THE DODECANESE WITH GREECE" and "HELLENIC REPUBLIC" (in Greek). Also visible at left is a palmette (the mintmark of the Greek mint) and, at right, the monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos). The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2018 -- 750.000 --- 2.000