John writes: I have this coin and it has a man on one side with some letters and shapes or symbols on it. I was woundering if you could tell me where it is from? On the back side it has 20 trianglepx. The letters E (twoupsidedownVs) HNIKH (TRIANGLE) HMOKPATIA.
You have a c.1976-1988 Greece 20 Drachmes. The obverse shows a the front of an ancient Greek structure with 4 columns. The legend around is in Greek and reads transliterated with Latin Characters as, “Ellenike Demokratid” or Democratic Greece. The reverse shows a helmeted head of Pericles facing left.
If you find the Greek alphabet interesting you might want to try The Greek Alphabet or Greek Alphabet letters. You’ll find the Greek letters, their sounds and their equivalency to the Latin/English alphabet.