Greece Yannis Ritsos Year 2009

Obverse of Greece Yannis Ritsos Year 2009
Details Yiannis Ritsos (May 1, 1909 - Athens November 11, 1990) was a Greek poet and left-wing activist and an active member of the Greek resistance during World War II. His landmark poem Epitaphios, published in 1936, broke with the shape of Greek traditional popular poetry and expressed in clear and simple language a message of the unity of all people.

The Yannis Ritsos Year Blister 2009 was issued on 26 October 2009 with a mintage of 5,000 pieces. It contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc), along with a silver 10 euros 2009 coin commemorating the poet
Mintage 5,000 pieces
Issue price 35.00 euros

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