The coin commemorates the 2.500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon. The centre of the coin shows a synthesis of a shield and a runner/warrior symbolizing the battle for freedom and the noble ideals derived from the battle of Marathon. The bird on the shield symbolizes the birth of western civilization in its present form.
Issuing volume: 2.5 million coins
2€ CC Greece 2010
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Very nice design! Looking forward to seeing the coins
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