Ten Lepta 1830, Coin from Greece - detailed information

Ten Lepta 1830, Coin from Greece (demonetised 1832)
CoinTen Lepta 1830

MintAegina Mint Mintage1,234,000
Obverse
Greece / Ten Lepta 1830 - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin features within a solid or beaded circle a phoenix bird rising from the flames, head to turned left. Above the head of the phoenix is a cross. Around, ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑ αωκαʹ, with a six-pointed start dividing the words ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑ (translation: Greek State).

αωκαʹ in the old Greek dating system stands for 1821, the year of the Greek uprising which resulted in the birth of the independent state of Greece.

Obverse Inscription ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΠΟΛΙΤΕΙΑ αωκαʹ
Reverse
Greece / Ten Lepta 1830 - reverse photo

At centre, the denomination 10 ΛΕΠΤΑ (10 Lepta) within laurel and olive branches. Around, ΚΥΒΕΡΝΗΤΗΣ Ι. Α. ΚΑΠΟΔΙΣΤΡΙΑΣ (Governor I. A. Kapodistrias). Below, the date 1830.

Reverse Inscription 10 ΛΕΠΤΑ ΚΥΒΕΡΝΗΤΗΣ Ι. Α. ΚΑΠΟΔΙΣΤΡΙΑΣ 1830
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Ten Lepta 1830: Known varieties
Variety Souild circle
Mintage 34,000 (included in total)
Details

Souild circle around the phoenix (as 1828 design).

Ten Lepta 1830: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
All (3) Coins of Country: Greece, Type: Ten Lepta (Phoenix)
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Ten Lepta 1830: Details
CountryGreece
CurrencyPhoenix
Coin TypeTen Lepta (Phoenix)
Issued1830
MonarchΙωάννης Καποδίστριας (Ioannis Kapodistrias)
Face Value10 (x Lepton)
Mintage1,234,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1832)
MaterialCopper
DesignerChatzigrigoris Pyrobolistis
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)30
Mass (g)15
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Ten Lepta 1830: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreece KM# 8
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreece KM# 3 (Solid circle)