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Greece 500000 Drachmai 1944

Item Code: GR-126

Front: Head of Zeus, the thunder god of Mount Olympus. Reverse: Framing, guilloche patterns and rosettes, wheat ears.
Watermark: N/a. Security features: Running serial numbers. Main colours: Black, brown and green. Artist: Unknown.
Engraved by: Unknown. Signatures: Spyridon Chatzikyriakos (Chief Officer = Deputy Governor, O Dioikitis, 5 April 1943
– 5 October 1944); M. Pierros, Unidentified (Managers, Oi Diefthyntai). Security thread: N/a. Printing method: Intaglio.
Issuer: Bank of Greece - Trapeza Tis Ellados. Date of issue: 20 March 1944. Date of withdrawal: N/a. Total issue: N/a.
Legal tender: No. Material: Cotton paper. Printer: Unknown.

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Dimensions: 141 x 61 mm

Texts: Trapeza Tis Ellados. Drachmai Pentakosiai Chiliades. Pliroteai epi ti, emfanisei. Ekdosis Proti. En Athinais ti 20 Martiou 1944.


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has been replaced by the euro.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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