Greece 2010 €2 CC - 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.

Issuing
volume:
2.5 million coins


Source:
http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/euro/cash/commemorative/2010_en...

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