Greece announces 2 euro commemorative coin for 2011

Topic

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.

 

Issuing volume: 1 million coins


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Comment by Ctirad on March 23, 2011 at 12:10
it's interisting coin and good design
Comment by Kyriakos on March 23, 2011 at 11:45
Just published at the Official Journal of EU http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:C:2011:091:0013:0013:EN:PDF
Comment by Kyriakos on March 3, 2011 at 20:42
Issuing volume: 1 million coins
Comment by Pabitra Saha on March 3, 2011 at 12:42
Thanks. Then we should not expect better quality than last year. Has anything changed in the mint which should make us expect a change?
Comment by Kyriakos on March 3, 2011 at 11:25
@ Pabitra Saha Greece has its own mint. Here is some info about the National Mint
Comment by Pabitra Saha on March 3, 2011 at 10:01
The games are from June 15 to July 4, 2011 and hopefully, the coin will be released either on opening or closing day.
Which mint makes coins for Greece?
Comment by Nick Bocho on March 3, 2011 at 9:29

Is was about time we issue one "special" coin!

Can't wait for it !!!

 

Comment by a pertegon spain on March 3, 2011 at 1:17
ONLY HOPE THAT RELIEF IS BETTER THAN THAT OF 2010,WHICH IS SHALLOW
Comment by Kyriakos on March 2, 2011 at 23:22

Indeed a very good coin, i really look forward to aquire it...!!

 

As it concern the circulation date, we are still waiting the official information to be published in the Official Journal of the EU.

 

Here is the official site of the Special Olympics World Summer Games ATHENS 2011

Comment by favaretto massimo on March 2, 2011 at 23:09
Great, may be the most beautiful commemorative coin of 2011

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