Greek €2 commemorative coins, 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens from 25 June to 4 July 2011.
Commemorative 2 euro coins from Greece
Reverse: left from the coin centre face value: 2, on the right inscription: EURO; in the background of the inscription a map of Europe; in the background of the map vertically six parallel lines ending on both sides with five-pointed stars (the reverse is common for all euro coins)
Issuing volume: 1 million coins
Date of issue: June 2011
Face value: 2 euro
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 8.5 gr
Composition: BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass.
Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos
€2 Edge Inscription: The Greek €2 coin edge inscription is 'EΛΛHNIKH ΔHMOKPATIA' (Hellenic Republic), followed by a star:
Mint Location: Μέντα της Ελλάδας (Mint of Greece), in Athens, Greece.
Mint Marks: Mintmark of the Athens mint: a stylized acanthus leaf. Located just inside the upper left of the inner circle.
National Identification: Text: 'ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ'; (Hellenic Republic) Local long form of Greece.
"Over 7,500" athletes, from 185 countries, competed in a total of twenty-two sports.
Sports: Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Bocce, Bowling, Cycling, Equestrian, Floor Hockey, Football (Soccer), Golf, Gymnastics, Judo, Kayak, Powerlifting, Roller Skating, Sailing, Softball, Table Tennis, Team Handball, Tennis, Volleyball.