2 euro - War of Independence - Greece - 2021 - PROOF
2 euro – War of Independence – Greece – 2021 – PROOF

2 euro – War of Independence – Greece – 2021 – PROOF

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2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Revolution in Greece, PROOF.

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2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Revolution in Greece, PROOF.

The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution, was a successful war of independence waged by Greek revolutionaries against the Ottoman Empire between 1821 and 1830. The Greeks were later assisted by Great Britain, France and Russia, while the Ottomans were aided by their North African vassals, particularly the eyalet of Egypt. The war led to the formation of modern Greece. The revolution is celebrated by Greeks around the world as independence day on 25 March.
After nine years of war, Greece was finally recognized as an independent state under the London Protocol of February 1830. Further negotiations in 1832 led to the London Conference and the Treaty of Constantinople; these defined the final borders of the new state and established Prince Otto of Bavaria as the first king of Greece.

Additional information

Year

Diameter mm

25,75

Composition

Cu-Ni

Weight gr.

8,50

Quality

Proof

Mintage

10.000

Face Value

2 euro

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