CRETE – Chania

The picturesque city of Chania is the second largest city of Crete, after Heraklion, with more than 60,000 residents. The Old Town and the Venetian Harbour have remained almost intact, giving the city a special Venetian character, unique in the Mediterranean. Thus, the visitors of Chania are attracted by the beauty of the scenic narrow streets, the imposing lighthouse at the entrance of the small harbor and all the amazing monuments that make up the transcendent magic of Chania.
Among the nuerous attractions of Chania are the old town, the Venetian harbour with the old lighthouse, the Marine Museum of Crete in Fort Firkas, the Prefecture and the Courts, the graves of Venizelos family, the house of Venizelos in Halepa, the Allies’ Cemetery in Souda, the Historical Archive of Crete, etc.

Release Dates

2004, 2011, 2013, 2014 (2), 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Features

  • Coin Alloy Name: Alpaca 12
  • Coin Alloy Color: silver
  • Coin Diameter: 31
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine
  • City: CHANIA, CRETE
  • Country: Greece
  • Available: yes
  • Location: CHANIA, CRETE, Greece