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GR: Three Different 2007 BU Sets


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This year Greece issues three differently designed coin sets - one with the eight circulation coin denominations, and two that also have an extra €10 collector coin.

 

The eight-coin set comes in a nicely designed blister pack which depicts several ancient Greek coins issued in the Aegean area. 15,000 of these packs (price €20) are issued.

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Then there are two "celebrities" sets which combine the eight circulation coins and a special issue that is only available as part of the set. One is dedicated to the author Nikos Kazantzakis; his most famous work is "Alexis Zorbas". Kazantzakis died 50 years ago.

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The other set and coin commemorates the opera singer Maria Callas who died 30 years ago. Both collector coins have bilingual (English/Greek) inscriptions. Each piece, and each of the two theme sets, has a mintage of 5,000. Issue price is €35 per set.

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(The prices above are what the Greek central bank charges for these sets.)

 

Christian

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