Bank of Greece

1954-2001

In May of 1954 the last three zeros of the previous banknotes were deleted and the new drachma was equal with one thousand older drachmas. From this point and for twenty years Greek economy become stronger. In early 1970's inflation appeared again and "stayed" with drachma until mid 1990's.

Pick #
Date
Value
Face View
Back View
Comments
P-186
15/1/1954
10 dr
New issue. Same design and color as 10.000 dr of 1947.
P-187
15/1/1954
20 dr
New issue. Same design and color as 20.000 dr of 1949.
P-188
15/1/1954
50 dr
New issue. Same design and color as 50.000 dr of 1950.
P-192a
31/3/1954
100 dr
Different signatures and date comparing to P-192b.
P-189a
15/5/1954
10 dr
Different signatures and date comparing to P-189b.
P-189b
1/3/1955
10 dr
Different signatures and date comparing to P-192a.
P-190
1/3/1955
20 dr
It was replaced by a silver 20 dr coin of 1960.
P-191
1/3/1955
50 dr
P-192b
1/7/1955
100 dr
Different signatures and date comparing to P-192a.
P-193
8/8/1955
500 dr
 
P-194
16/4/1956
1000 dr
It was withdrawn from circulation in 1975.
P-195
1/10/1964
50 dr
 
196b
1/10/1967
100 dr
The only differences are in the date and the signatures. P-196a is considered as more scarce.
P-196a
1/7/1966
100 dr
P-197
1/11/1968
500 dr
 
P-198
1/11/1970
1000 dr
Two varieties. Watermark with the girl is scarcer than the watermark with the man.
P-199
8/12/1978
50 dr
It was withdrawn from circulation in 1997. From 1980 a 50 dr coin was circulating at the same time.
P-200
8/12/1978
100 dr
The last 100 dr note.It was replaced by the euro in 2002.
P-200
8/12/1978
100 dr
L is printing lithography and etching another without L
P-201
1/2/1983
500 dr
The last 500 dr note.It was replaced by the euro in 2002.
P-203
23/3/1984
5000 dr
It was replaced in 1997 by another similar note with more security features.
P-202
1/7/1987
1000 dr
The last 1000 dr note.It was replaced by the euro in 2002.
P-206
16/1/1995
10000 dr
The previous 10.000 dr banknote was printed in 1947.
P-204
7/9/1996
200 dr
This is the only Greek banknote with nominal value of 200 dr.
P-205
1/6/1997
5000 dr
The last greek banknote in drachmas. It was replaced by the euro in 2002..