National Finance Bank

1822 - 1832

Here you can see the first Greek banknotes. During the Greek revolution of 1821 the provisional administration of Greece issued bond in Turkish grossi something similar to the French assignats 30 years ago.
The real first Greek banknotes are the Phoenix issued by the governor John Kapodistrias in 1831.

PROVISIONAL ADMINISTRATION OF GREECE
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P-1
1822-1825
100 Grossi
Korinth
These are the bonds that issued by the provisional administration of Greece. Their annual interest was 8% and circulated in Nafplio and Korinthos. They gradually lost their value and abandoned by the Greeks.
P-2
1822-1825
250 Grossi
Korinth
P-3
1822-1825
500 Grossi
Korinth
P-4
1822-1825
750 Grossi
Korinth
P-5
1822-1825
1000 Grossi
Korinth
NATIONAL FINANCE BANK
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P-6
1/7/1831
5 Phoenix
Aegina
These are the first Greek banknotes and were printed only on one side in the city of Nafplio, the first capital of Greece. These notes didn't have the general approval of the public. After two years they were withdrawn.
P-7
1/7/1831
10 Phoenix
Aegina
P-8
1/7/1831
50 Phoenix
Aegina
P-9
1/7/1831
100 Phoenix
Aegina

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