St Basil Coin – Vasilopita
St Basil Gold Coin for Vasilopita, the Greek New Year’s Cake.
St Basil Coin for Vasilopita - the famous Greek New Year’s Cake. It is made in honour as an act of charity by St. Basil to the poor. The coin comes with traditional cutting instructions and is a thoughtful gift for those starting or continuing a family tradition.
St. Basil had the ladies of his church bake sweet bread with coins baked into them.
The tradition continues today to bake a coin into the Vasilopita.
The one who receives the coin is considered to be especially blessed for the year. Lucky coin inside
This coin is specially formulated for baking, so there is no need to wrap in foil does and it does not change colour.