Commemorative coin: 60 Years in Memory of Nikos Kazantzakis
Front side: The design features a profile portrait of Nikos Kazantzakis, one of the greatest Greek writers of the 20th century. In the inner circle, on the left, is the word “HELLENIC DEMOCRACY” and the name “NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS” (in Greek). At the top is the year of issue “2017” and in the centre-left is a palm tree (the mint mark of the Hellenic Mint). The monogram of the artist (George Stamatopoulos) is also visible. The outer ring of the coin bears the 12 stars of the European Union.