2 Euro coin 2017 Greece – ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF PHILIPPI

3.00

UNC 2 euros coin.
Diameter – 25.75mm
Thickness – 2.2mm
Weight – 8.5gr
75% copper – 25% nickel clad on nickel core
Mintage: 750 000 pieces

Description

The ancient city of Philippi was named after Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great. The site, which includes an ancient theatre, three Christian basilicas and other monuments, was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2016.