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Information about effigy: Prince George of Greece and Denmark / Portrait by Alfred Borrel

PersonPrince George of Greece and Denmark
Year1901
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The effigy of Prince George of Greece by Alfred Borrel featured on coins of the Cretan State minted at the Paris Mint. Prince George was not a monarch but High Commissioner administrating the island temporarily, between 1898 and 1906.

Portrait by Alfred Borrel: Photos

Crete 1901 5 drachmai
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List of 4 coins issued carrying effigy: Portrait by Alfred Borrel
CountryNameYearMintageLegend
Cretan State Fifty Lepta 1901 1901 600,000 ΠPIΓKHΨ ΓEΩPΓIOΣ THΣ EΛΛAΔOΣ YΠATOΣ APMOΣTHΣ EN KPHTH' 1901
Cretan State One Drachma 1901 1901 500,000 ΠPIΓKHΨ ΓEΩPΓIOΣ THΣ EΛΛAΔOΣ YΠATOΣ APMOΣTHΣ EN KPHTH' 1901
Cretan State Two Drachmai 1901 1901 175,000 ΠPIΓKHΨ ΓEΩPΓIOΣ THΣ EΛΛAΔOΣ YΠATOΣ APMOΣTHΣ EN KPHTH' 1901
Cretan State Five Drachmai 1901 1901 150,000 ΠPIΓKHΨ ΓEΩPΓIOΣ THΣ EΛΛAΔOΣ YΠATOΣ APMOΣTHΣ EN KPHTH' 1901