Greece – 2 Euro UNC, Union of Ionian Islands with Greece, 2014
The 'Seven Point Star' symbolizes the "Ionian Dimension" ("ΙΟΝΙΑ ΔΙΑΣΤΑΣΗ"): the 'Group of Seven Islands' in the Ionian Sea bore and inspired outstanding representatives in the fields of Art, important musicians, poets, painters and politicians. Clockwise from top, the visuals symbolize the following islands: Corfu's emblem is the "apedalos naus" ("ΑΠΗΔΑΛΟ ΝΑΥΣ": ship without steering gear), as 'Great Nautical Powers' were attributed to the island and its sailors were well known for their nautical abilities and skills since ancient times >> Zakynthos is represented by the sacrificial tripod of Apollo — Ithaca: Odysseus is depicted with the anciant hat Pileus "ΠΙΛΟ" — Paxi's emblem is a trident "ΤΡΙΠΟΥΣ": according to a mythological tale, it was created when Poseidon hit the island of Corfu with his trident, splitting it in two — Kythira, the island of celestial Aphrodite, is symbolized by her 'emergence from the sea' "ΚΥΘΕΡEΙΑ ΑΦΡΟΔΙΤΗ" — Lefkada is represented by the 'Apolonian harp' ("Απολλώνια Άρπα"), symbol for its 'Great Musical Tradition' — Cephalonia's emblem is its mythical hero Cephalus, depicted with his hound and spear.
2 EURO COMMEMORATIVE
Issue year: 2014
Face Value: 2 Euro
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