Greece 100 drachmas 1999 - Weight-lifter

Obverse of Greece 100 drachmas 1999 - Weight-lifter Reverse of Greece 100 drachmas 1999 - Weight-lifter
Krause - Mishler KM# 174
Details 70th for men/13th for women World Weight-lifting Championship in Athens 1999

Weightlifting is a sport based on the lifting of a series of progressively heavier metal weights, which are generally encased in rubber and it is included in the Olympic Games program. The obverse image is part of a relief from the Zeus Temple in Olympia, which displayed the labors of Hercules, son of Zeus, while the reverse depicts an athlete
Specifications Diameter - 29.5mm Thickness - 2.22mm Weight - 10gr
Composition Copper 92%, Alumnium 6%, Nickel 2%
Edge Smooth and milled
Comments Engraver: Stamatopoulos

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