Tag Archive: Lepta


Denomination –  10 Lepta (0,10 Drachmas)
Country – Greece
Year – 1922
Head Of State – Prime Minister Dimitrios Gounaris – King George II (1922-1923)
Mint – Poissy
Obverse – Crown above date, Thunderbolt (Poissy Mint)
Reverse – Olive Branch, Denomination
Metal – Aluminum
Condition – Uncirculated
Catalogue – KM #66.1
Edge – Smooth
Mintage – 120,000,000
Collection – Giannis Koromilas
Diameter  –  21,00 mm
Weight – 1,52 gr
Interesting Facts –  Minted at Poissy, a sad reminder of Minor Asia destruction. Different varieties of weight and thickness exist. Most common among these are those presented on the 66.1 and 66.2 listings on Krause catalogue
Krause Value – 50 $ (Krause) – 26 $ (Unc) http://www.ma-shops.com/knopik/item.php5?id=111024029&lang=en&curr=EUR
Denomination –  50 Lepta (0,50 Drachmas)
Country –  Greece
Year –  1980
Head Of State – Prime Minister George I. Rallis
Mint – Athens
Obverse – Markos Botsaris – Bust Left
Reverse – Denomination 50 Lepta – Hellenic Republic – 1980
Metal – Copper 79%, Zinc 20%, Nickel 1%
Condition – Uncirculated
Creator – N.Perantinos
Catalogue –  KM #115
Edge – Milled
Mintage – 6.682.000
Collection – Giannis Koromilas
Diameter  –  18.00 mm
Weight – 2.50 gr
Interesting Facts –  The Greek War of Independence was a successful insurgency waged by the Greeks between 1821 and 1827 to win independence from the Ottoman Empire. Markos Botsaris (1788–1823) was a Greek patriot exiled from his native Epirus in 1803, who was prominent in the Greek War of Independence, notably in the defense of Mesolongion (1822–23) and at Karpenision, where he defeated the Turks with a handful of men but died in battle. 
Krause Value – 1,25$
Denomination –  50 Lepta (0,50 Drachmas)
Country –  Greece
Year –  1978
Head Of State – Prime Minister Kostantinos G. Karamanlis
Mint – Athens
Obverse – Markos Botsaris – Bust Left
Reverse – Denomination 50 Lepta – Hellenic Republic – 1978
Metal – Copper 79%, Zinc 20%, Nickel 1%
Condition – Uncirculated
Creator – N.Perantinos
Catalogue –  KM #115
Edge – Milled
Mintage – 12.010.000
Collection – Giannis Koromilas
Diameter  –  18.00 mm
Weight – 2.50 gr
Interesting Facts –  The Greek War of Independence was a successful insurgency waged by the Greeks between 1821 and 1827 to win independence from the Ottoman Empire. Markos Botsaris (1788–1823) was a Greek patriot exiled from his native Epirus in 1803, who was prominent in the Greek War of Independence, notably in the defense of Mesolongion (1822–23) and at Karpenision, where he defeated the Turks with a handful of men but died in battle. 
Krause Value – 1,00$