Greece – 2 Euro, Arkadi Monastery, 2016 (rolls 25 coins)
150 YEARS FROM THE ARKADI MONASTERY TORCHING. The heroic decision of the besieged Cretans to set fire to the gunpowder kegs in the Arkadi Monastery on 8 November 1866 was a dramatic climax of the 1866 Cretan uprising. One hundred and fifty years on, this act of self-sacrifice remains a luminous example and source of inspiration for the Greek people.
Issue year: 2016
Face Value: 2 Euro