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      Euro - new Greek currency

 

Banknotes "euro" are common for all "eurocurrecy" Europe. Only greek sign on euro banknote is word "EURO" written in greek alphabet.

Quite another situation there is in coin area. Reverses are the same  for all countries but averses are different for each country. In Greece eurocents are called "leptas":
- 1 lepto   - Athens battleship (thrireme) from Cimon regency times
- 2 lepta   - Corvette from Revolution 1821

- 5 lepta   - Modern tanker
- 10 lepta - Rigas Velestinlis - Fereos (1757 - 1798) - patriot, legendary martyr, 
- 20 lepta - Ioannis Kapodistras (1776 - 1831) - polician and diplomat, first Governor of Greece (1830 - 1831),
- 50 lepta - Elefterios Venizelos (1864 - 1936) - greatest greek politician,
- 1 Euro -  Owl - symbol of wise - on ancient coin
- 2 Euro - Europe on bull

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