Greece €2 Commemorative Coin will be out this month

 

The Greek Ministry of Finance announced that as of 30/5/2011 the following will be distributed by the Bank of Greece and all its branches:

 

-          1.000.000 Commemorative 2€ coins to celebrate the organization of World Games SPECIAL OLYMPICS – ATHENS

-          Hellenic euro coin sets of 2011 in blister, directly for up to 20 sets per type:

 

A)         Twenty thousand (20,000) simple blister sets comprising Greek euro coins with mintmark 2011, at the price of 20€. Fifteen thousand (15,000) of them comprise the 2€ coin showing the Europe and the Bull. The rest five thousand (5,000) comprise the commemorative 2€ coin with mint mark 2011 minted to celebrate the organization of ΧΙΙΙ SPECIAL OLYMPICS World Summer Games – ATHENS 2011.

 

B)         Fifteen thousand (15,000) triptych blister sets comprising Greek euro coins with mintmark 2011 and a silver collector coin with nominal value 10€, at the price of 35€. The central theme of the issue is the hosting of XIII SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD SUMMER GAMES – ATHENS 2011. Seven thousand five hundred (7,500) comprise a 10€ collector coin showing Panathenaiko Stadium and the rest seven thousand five hundred (7,500) comprise a 10€ collector coin showing Acropolis. 

 

Also :

The Hellenic Ministry of Finance - General Accounting Office is pleased to announce that as of 23/5/2011 the subscriptions for the following collector coins to Bank of Greece will begin:

 

-          1000 gold collector coins with nominal value 100€ and selling price 450€ per coin. The central theme is the hosting of XIII SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD SUMMER GAMES – ATHENS 2011.

-          4000 silver collector coins with nominal value 10€ and selling price 40€ per coin. The central theme is the hosting of XIII SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD SUMMER GAMES – ATHENS 2011 and the 2 designs (2000 coins/design) show a torchbearer and a scene of the Games.

 

source

minfin.gr

 

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Comment by Kyriakos on May 24, 2011 at 19:18
There is a partnership with this site.. you can see the info here http://myeurohobby.eu/page/greece-shop
Comment by Olivier on May 24, 2011 at 19:13
Is anyone selling this coin?
Comment by gerard on May 15, 2011 at 6:22
Good news
Comment by Ctirad on May 14, 2011 at 16:46
it's very good news for collectors
Comment by Daniele on May 11, 2011 at 20:39
very good news, better than italy...
Comment by Kyriakos on May 11, 2011 at 19:49
The sooner the better for us..!! And of course smart move for the games..!!! I predict that the bank would have a big line that day...!!! :P
Comment by euroHOBBY on May 11, 2011 at 19:47
nice - it makes sense to be out before the game - so during the games people can find these coins in circulation - and finding them before the game just remind you about the upcoming event :D
Comment by Kyriakos on May 11, 2011 at 19:45
One month before the Games..!! Very good news..!!

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