10 Lepta Greece Copper George I of Greece (1845- 1913)

10 Lepta
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1869

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1869, Kingdom of Greece, Georgios I.Copper 10 Lepta Coin. VF+

Condition: VF+ Mint Year: 1869 Reference: KM-43. Denomination: 10 Lepta Mint Place: Strasbourg (BB) Material: Copper Diameter: 30mm Weight: 9.73gm

Obverse: Head of King George I left. Legend: GEWRGIOS A! BAZILEYS TWN ELLHNWN. (privy mark: anchor) 1869 (privy mark: cross)

Reverse: Denomination (10 LEPTA) within wreath. Mint initials (BB) below.

George I, King of the Hellenes (Georgios A', Vasileús ton Ellenon; 24 December 1845 – 18 March 1913) was King of Greece from 1863 to 1913. Originally a Danish prince, George was only 17 years old when he was elected King by the Greek National Assembly, which had deposed the former King Otto. His nomination was both suggested and supported by the Great Powers (the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Second French Empire and the Russian Empire).

As the first monarch of the new Greek dynasty, his 50-year reign (the longest in modern Greek history) was characterized by territorial gains as Greece established its place in pre-World War I Europe. Two weeks short of the fiftieth anniversary of his accession, and during the First Balkan War, he was assassinated. In sharp contrast to his own reign, the reigns of his successors would prove short and insecure.


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Posted by: anonymous  2018-09-13
CoinWorldTV 1869, Kingdom of Greece, Georgios I. Nice Copper 10 Lepta Coin. VF+ Condition: VF+ Mint Year: 1869 Reference: KM-43. Denomination: 10 Lepta Mint Place: Strasbourg (BB) Material: Copper Diameter: 30mm Weight: 9.73gm Obverse: Head of King George I left. Legend: GEWRGIOS A! ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-02
Greece. 10 Lepta, 1869-BB. KM-43. George I. Young head left. Lacquered. About Uncirculated. Estimated Value $100 - 125. Categories: World Crowns & Minors

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Greece. 10 Lepta, 1869-BB. KM-43. George I. NGC graded About Uncirculated, Details (Surface Hairlines). Estimated Value $100 - 125. Categories: World Crowns and Minors

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GREECE 1846 10 Lepta

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WORLD COINS. GREECE. Kapodistrias (1828-1831). Copper 20-Lepta, 1831, Aegina. Phoenix reborn. Rev. value and date within olive and laurel wreath (PC 513-V-v but die axis 2h; KM 11).In PCGS holder ...

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IONIAN ISLANDS 1819 2 Lepta VF
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