20 Markkaa

20 Markkaa -  obverse20 Markkaa -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Finland
Period Republic (1919-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1952-1962
Value 20 Markkaa (20)
Currency Markka (1860-1963)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 22.4 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 1062
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 39,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 42
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Finnish lion in circle surrounded by legend and date

Lettering:
SUOMEN TASAVALTA
H
═>═1954═<═

Translation: Republic Of Finland

Engraver: Peippo Uolevi Helle

Reverse

Tree and numerical denomination

Lettering:
20
MARKKAA

Engraver: Peippo Uolevi Helle

Edge

Reeded

20 Markkaa -  obverse

Mints

H Mint of Finland (Suomen Rahapaja), Helsinki, Finland (1860-1988)
S Mint of Finland (Suomen Rahapaja), Helsinki, Finland (1860-1988)

Comments

Two main types are known.
Reverse:
Die A - legend far from rim, right lower branch on pine has short endings;
Die B - legend close to rim, right lower branch on pine has long endings.


Combinations:
Die A 1952-1954.
Die B 1954-1962

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1952 H 83 000 4% Rare
1953 H 2 880 000 $ 1.51 $ 1.93 19%
1954 H 17 034 000 $ 0.17 $ 0.53 $ 0.53 $ 1.06 56% Die A - short branches
1954 H $ 1.06 $ 1.47 11% Die B -long branches (mintage included in version with short branches)
1955 H 2 800 000 $ 0.53 $ 2.11 16%
1956 H 2 540 000 $ 1.16 13%
1957 H 1 050 000 $ 1.06 $ 5.28 8%
1958 H 515 000 5% Rare
1959 S 1 580 000 $ 0.53 7%
1960 S 3 850 000 $ 0.90 $ 0.96 13%
1961 S 4 430 000 $ 1.47 $ 1.47 10%
1962 S 2 280 000 6%

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