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Banknote Museum of the Ionian Bank – Corfu

The Banknote Museum is situated on the first floor of the historic building that housed the first Branch of the Ionian Bank in Corfu, in 1840.

In the Museum visitor can see all issues that were circulated by the editorial banks and beyond, throughout the history of the modern Greek State. The Collection includes banknotes paper coins, documentation and related material, covering 180 years history of the Greek banknote: starting from the revolutionary Bonds in piastres issued by the  of the Provisional Administration of Greece in 1822, the first phoenix of  Kapodistrias circulated in 1831, and reaching up to the last drachmas which have been withdrawn in 2002 with the introduction of the Euro.

At the permanent exhibition tours and educational programmes are organised.

The second floor is available for organising temporary exhibitions.

 
 
 
 

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