Greece 1954 5 lepta

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The modern nation of Greece obtained her independence from Ottoman Turkey in 1833. It functioned as a monarchy from that year until 1925 and again from 1935-1974. Coins from this period often feature a crown as part of the design. Today the country is the Hellenic Republic of Greece.

The coin shown is an aluminum holed five lepta.

Recorded mintage: 15,000,000.

Specification: aluminum.

Catalog reference: KM 77.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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