Old Type Series
Series In Plate
500 Million drachma
2 billion drachma
10 billion drachma
100 billion drachma
end of Nazi occupation all notes appear to bear repetitious serial numbers. What matter that the wool was being pulled over the eyes of an unsuspecting public? By the time Greeks became aware of the deception their money had sunk to a near-worthless state. Table 2 enumerates multiple serial number combinations known to exist for notes issued during the last days of occupation.
Almost all collectors have some of these notes. They are still plentiful today and
Therefore, the search for serial number varieties and Greek inflation series is within the reach of everyone. So get
search will be
out that stack of old discards and your trusty magnifying glass. exciting and rewarding!
At the end of the inflationary chaos caused by the war, one 100 billion drachma bank note was exchanged for two of these newly printed Bank of Greece 1 drachma notes at a ratio of 50,000,000,000:1!