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Coin Information

GRD 10 Drachma

Name of coin
10 Drachmes
Year(s) Issued
1976-80, 1982-2000
Issuer
Th. Papagiannis, L. Orphanos
Countries Issued in
Greece (U)
Face Value
10 GRD
Material
Copper, Nickel
Mintage


The 10 Drachmes (Δέκα δραχμές Deka drachmes) is the most traded Greek coin and are also one of the longest lasting in circulation.

DesignEdit

These coins have a portrait of Democritus with his name inscribed in Greek. On the rear is an atom, which is why some call this coin "The Atom."

TriviaEdit

On January 1, 2002, the coin became obsolete at the rate of about .0029347 euros per drachma.