Greece 2 euros 2004 - Myron Discus Thrower (Colored)

Obverse of Greece 2 euros 2004 - Myron Discus Thrower Reverse of Greece 2 euros 2004 - Myron Discus Thrower
Krause - Mishler KM# 209
Details The Discobolus of Myron ("discus thrower") is a famous Roman marble copy of a lost Greek bronze original, completed during the zenith of the classical period between 460-450 BC. A discus thrower is depicted about to release his throw. The moment captured in the statue is an example of rhythmos, harmony and balance and Myron is often credited as being the first sculptor to master this style.

The coin commemorates the Olympic Games of 2004 held in Athens. It was formally introduced in a press conference held on May 14, 2004 and circulated on 12 March 2004
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge Edge lettering (Hellenic Republic), fine milled
Comments 2 Varieties (A and B)

This coin has been artificially colorized

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