A collection of medals from the Metaxas regime

A collection of medals issued by the Metaxas regime. Phrases such as “Molon Lave” (“Come and take them”, the words Leonidas spoke at Thermopylae), and mottos such as “Pistis – Agon – Niki” (“Faith – Struggle – Victory”), together with relevant dates such as 4 August 1936 and 28 October 1940, are engraved in the medals.

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metaxas-fascist-greece-1936-1940-medal-c2

 

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