Greece - 2 cents 2012 (Corvette)
Netherlands - Complete Year Set 2012
Greece - 10 lepta 1978 (Charging bull)
San Marino - 1 euro 2010 (Coat of arms)
Germany - 2 euros 2013 (50 Years of Franco-German Friendship (Elysee Treaty))
Lepton (plural lepta) is the name of various fractional units of currency used in the Greek-speaking world from
antiquity until today. The word means "small" or "thin", and during classical and Hellenistic times a lepton was always
a small value coin, usually the smallest available denomination of another currency.
In modern Greece, lepton (modern form: lepto) is the name of the 1/100 denomination of all the official currencies of
the Greek state: The phoenix (1827 – 1832), the drachma (1832 – 2001) and the euro (2002 – current). The following 20
lepta coins have circulated in Greece until the introduction of the
Common European Currency on January 1, 2002:
Agriculture was the foundation of the Ancient Greek economy and nearly 80% of the population was involved in this activity. The Greek land was very well adapted for olive trees, which provided olive oil. Olive plantations are a long-term investment: it ...
Greek Drachma Coins
Author: Ioannis Androulakis