Motif of the first 2021 Greek 2 euro commemorative coin
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Motif of the first 2021 Greek 2 euro commemorative coin

The motif of the first Greek 2 euro commemorative coin in 2021 was also published today. The theme of the coin is "200 Years of the Greek Revolution". The picture side shows in the middle a round signet with the Greek flag flanked by two olive branches, between the lower ends of the branches the initials of the mint designer Georgios Stamatopoulos and the palmette of the Greek mint can be seen. The issue "1821-2021 200 ΧΡΟNΙΑ ΑΠΟ ΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΕΠΑΝΑΣΤΑΣΗ" is shown along the upper edge of the inside of the coin and the issuing country "ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ" on the lower edge of the picture.
The twelve stars of the European flag are depicted on the outer ring of the coin.

Denomination: €2 
Composition: alloy 
Diameter (mm): 25.75 
Weight (g): 8.50 
Quality: UNC, BU, Proof 

Designed by Georgios Stamatopoulos (national side) and Luc Luycx (common side).

On the edge of the coin: 'EΛΛHNIKH ΔHMOKPATIA' (Hellenic Republic), followed by a star

Date of issue: to be announced 
Mintage: 1,500,000 coins of which 10,000 are proof coins in a proof case and 20,000 are BU coins in a coincard.

And as an extra: the front side of the annual BU set dedicated to Naxos. The set will contain all 8 regular denominations of Greece dated 2021.
Mintage: 10,000 sets.

SourceGreek Numismatic Program of 2021