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Greece 1000 Drachmai 1942

Item Code: GR-118

Front: Woman from Thassos Island. Reverse: Lion of Amphipolis in Macedonia, Greece. Watermark: N/a.
Security features: Running serial numbers. Main colour: Olive green. Artist: Unknown. Engraved by: Unknown.
Signatures: Demetrios Santis (Chief Officer = Governor, O Dioikitis, 3.7.1941-20.1.1943); Demetrios Nomikos,
M. Pierros (Managers, Oi Diefthyntai). Security thread: N/a. Printing method: Intaglio. Issuer: Bank of Greece -
Trapeza Tis Ellados. Date of issue: 21 August 1942. Date of withdrawal: N/a. Total issue: N/a. Legal tender: No.
Material: Cotton paper. Printer: Unknown.

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Dimensions: 141 x 70 mm

Texts: Trapeza Tis Ellados. Drachmai Chiliai. Pliroteai epi ti, emfanisei. Ekdoseis Tetarti. En Athinais ti 21 Avgoustou 1942.


The drachma has been the Greek national currency from 1833 to 2002. On 1 January 2002 the drachma
has been replaced by the euro. Following the introduction of euro banknotes and coins, drachma notes and coins
ceased to be legal tender on 28 February 2002. Drachma banknotes were exchanged for euro at the Bank of
Greece until 1st of March 2012.

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