Category: 2009


Denomination –  10 Cents (0,10 Euro)
Country –  Greece
Year –  2009
Head Of State – Prime Minister Konstantinos A. Karamanlis
Mint – Athens
Obverse – Rigas Fereos Velestinlis. His name in Greek is shown below the portrait and to the right is the denomination in Greek with the year to the left. Denomination appears underAnthemion Mintmark
Reverse – 10 Euro Cent Lettering
Metal – Nordic gold (89% copper – 5% aluminium – 5% zinc – 1% tin)
Condition – Uncirculated
Creator – G.Stamatopoulos, Luc Luycx (common side)
Catalogue – KM#184
Edge – Shaped edge with fine scallops
Mintage – 45,975,000
Collection – Giannis Koromilas
Diameter  –  19,75mm
Weight – 4,10 gr
Interesting Facts –  Rigas-Fereos (Velestinlis) (1757-1798) was a forerunner and leading figure of the Greek enlightenment and confederation. He was the first to visualize the liberation of the Balkans from the Ottoman Empire and was executed by the Ottomans in 1798 after vainly attempting to launch a Balkan-wide revolt against Ottoman rule
Estimated Value – 0,39 $ (fleur de coin price)
Denomination –  1 Cent (0,01 Euro)
Country –  Greece
Year –  2009
Head Of State – Prime Minister George A. Papandreou
Mint – Athens
Obverse – Advanced Model of an Athenian Trireme of the 5th Century BC (The largest warship afloat for more than 200 years)- Anthemion Flower (Symbol Of the Bank Of Greece) – 12 Stars Of the EU – Denomination (1 Lepto)
Reverse – Globe in the bottom left. The (initial design:2002) then-fifteen members of the EU are lightly highlighted . Six fine lines cut diagonally behind the globe from each side of the coin and have twelve stars at their ends (reflective of the flags of Europe). To the top left is a large number 1 followed, in smaller text, by the words “Euro Cent”. The designers initials, LL, appear to the right of the globe.
Metal – 94,35% Steel – 5,65% Copper
Condition – Uncirculated
Creator – Obverse: A.Michelioudaki, Reverse: Luc Luycx
Catalogue –  KM #181
Edge – Smooth
Mintage – 49,975,000
Collection – Giannis Koromilas
Diameter  –  16.25 mm
Weight – 2.27 gr
Interesting Facts –  The side of euro cents cannot repeat the denomination of the coin unless the issuing country uses an alphabet other than Latin(currently, Greece and Austria are the only such countries, hence Greece engraves “1 ΛΕΠΤΟ” upon their coins).
Krause Value – 0,35 $