10 Markkaa, Litt. A


Issuer Finland
Issuing bank Bank of Finland (Suomen Pankki)
Period Republic (1919-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1980
Value 10 Markkaa (10 FIM)
Currency New Markka (1963-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 142 × 69 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 112
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money = Standard Catalog of World Paper Money Modern Issues . 1961-Present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: 1975-80 series


Green and brown, with orange in centre.

Portrait of Juho Kusti Paasikivi (1870-1956), seventh president of Finland (1946–1956).

Text in Finnish.

'Litt. A' printed on top right in brown underprint colour.

Two signatures in bottom centre, above series year.

Script: Latin


Ten Marks
Bank of Finland


Green and brown.
Coat of arms of Finland
Bilingual text in Finnish on left and Swedish on right

Script: Latin



Bank of Finland
Ten Marks


Same portrait of Paasikivi, tiled twice, facing leftwards.

10 Markkaa, Litt. A -  obverse

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Litt A. Modification to printing on p111.
Series year moved under portrait. Five circles added to the bottom centre design.
Left serial number moved from under portrait to sideways on left of portrait.
Replacement note identifier of star suffix on serial number discontinued in favour of a new identifier of 99 as second and third digits in ten digit serial number.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1980  $ 2.10 $ 9.90 95% 112a issued note
1980  5% 112r replacement note. 99 as the 2nd and 3rd numeral in serial #

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Picture 1 of a sold 10 Markkaa, Litt. APicture 1 of a sold 10 Markkaa, Litt. A
Auction 121
Lot 3578
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Apr 18, 2024 Undetermined XF USD 5.33
(EUR 5.00)
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