FINANCIAL BREAKDOWN OF GREECE: April 1941 - November 1944.

(Athens, Greece: Institute of Mining Credit, no-date) [circa 1945]. Stated fourth edition. With 25 original Greek banknotes of increasing dominations issued from the onset through the end of World War II tipped in to illustrate the crippling inflation wrought by the Axis' occupation of Greece. "For us Greeks and the future generations, the collection of the bank notes and paper money put into circulation by the Italians and Germans will be a horrible nightmare and an uncontradicted proof of the hardships that our cruelly tried country has gone through" (from the anonymous foreword). 32 pages, Approximately 8 x 9.5" pale gray paperwraps printed in black and red on front and in black on back; unprinted spine; 24 banknotes tipped to pp. 4-12 and one to p. 30; 7 pages of pictures of Greek coins throughout history at rear. Front cover foxed along edges otherwise very good.
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Price: $200.00

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