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Republic of Greece, 10 Euro Cent 2002

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Republic of Greece, 10 Euro Cent 2002 (obverse) Republic of Greece, 10 Euro Cent 2002 (reverse)

The Greek euro coins show a different design for each of the eight coins. They were all designed by Georgios Stamatopoulos. The 10, 20 and 50-cent-coins portray famous Greeks. On this coin we see Rigas Feraios (*1757, 1798), a writer and revolutionary who was executed by the Turks for his participation in an uprising against the Ottoman Empire. In Greece, Feraios is remembered as a forerunner of the Greek War of Independence (18211829).

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