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Greek drachma - Currency

The drachma was the currency used in Greece during several periods in its history: An ancient Greek currency unit issued by many Greek city states during a period of ten centuries, from the Archaic period throughout the Classical period, the Hellenistic period up to the Roman period under Greek Imperial Coinage.

Greek Drachma


Greece - drachma

1 dram 100 drachmas

International designation: GF

Denomination banknotes in circulation: 1000,500,100,50

Value of coins in circulation: 50,10,5,2,1


The drachma was the national currency to the entry of Greece into the European Union.

On March 1, 2002. currency of Greece is the euro.

In circulation are banknotes in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros, and coins of 1 and 2 euro coins and small - pennies.

One has only to remember about this country, as soon as remembered myths and legends. The country is beautiful and mysterious. It is worth saying that in a country for a long time there, stable, and the original currency that yield significant results.

First and foremost I would like to tell you that the development of the currency began with the development and manufacture of coins. This country was not chaos, that is, the country still had a place of walking only one kind of coins.

That is, everything was rationed so that the economy has developed rapidly.

The monetary system in the country has an interesting history, even today you can find this coin design.

It should also be pointed out that the monetary system have always been treated very carefully, first of all look at how well designed security system of currency, as well as the design.

Within a short period of time in the country was conducted quite a number of modifications that have made the currency is revered and respected.

It should also say that the currency of the country used by many countries that did not have its own monetary system.


Currency is distinguished by its design, because its design is combined with myths and legends.

On the obverse is the par value, all the inscriptions on currency are made only in the national language.

It should also pay more attention to the security system, on which work for a long time, all the modifications that were carried out, resulted in a fake currency that is impossible.

It is also worthwhile to say about the color scheme, the artists who worked on the design of currency, could very skillfully associate different colors and shades, with the design and execution of the banknote become a very original and unique look.

Also note that on the back of currency values ​​and cultural attractions also decorated by some old style.

In general, the currency is very interesting and original, it is very different from all known currencies. Currencies purchased just a wonderful design, it is necessary to point out that in the development and establishment of foreign currency spent quite a lot of money.

At the present time the country has a circulation of euros.


The development of tourist business just phenomenal, many come to this fantastic and strange country.

Many tourists, and just history buffs come here for what to study and see all the sights and cultural values, which in the country very much.