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2 Euro Rahapaja - Markka

2 Euro (Rahapaja - Markka) -  obverse2 Euro (Rahapaja - Markka) -  reverse

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Features

Country Finland
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2010
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.21 USD
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass clad nickel center in copper-nickel ring
Weight 8.5 g
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 154,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 153
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

Currency Decree of 1860 granting Finland the right to issue banknotes and coins - 150 Years of Rahapaja - Markka

Obverse

The design of the inner part of the coin comprises a stylised figure of a lion, taken from Finland’s coat of arms, and the year of issue, i.e. ‘2010’, on the left, with the mintmark and a set of numbers symbolising coin values to the right thereof. Centred at the bottom edge is a reference to the issuing country, namely the letters ‘FI’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
FI 2010
1 2 1 5 5

Engraver: Reijo Juhani Paavilainen

Reverse

A map, next to the face value, shows the European continent without borders.

Lettering: 2 EURO LL

Engraver: Luc Luycx

Luc Luycx is the designer of the common side of the euro coins. Luycx is a computer engineer, and medallist living in Dendermonde, Belgium, and has worked for the Royal Belgian Mint for 15 years. He designed the euro coins in 1996.

Edge

Reeded with inscription

Lettering: SUOMI FINLAND

2 Euro (Rahapaja - Markka) -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2010 FI 1,560,000 2.21 3.31 4.63 4.63 99%
2010 FI 15,000 1.6% In Sets only
2010 FI 25,000 1.3% Proof

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