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Romano House of Stamp sales ltd

lot # 58 - Coins & Medals World Medals

Thursday Feb 27, 2020 23:45 Asia/Jerusalem
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This large bronze medal was issued in 1966 in commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the National Bank of Greece. It features on the obverse a bust of Georgios Stavros, the bank's founder and first governor, who lived from 1788 to to 1869. The reverse is signed by the designer, M. Tombros (Michalis Tombros) of Athens, Greece. The medal was minted by Messrs. Picchiani e Barlacchi of Florence, Italy.
The National Bank of Greece, founded in 1841, is the oldest and largest commercial bank in Greece.