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2 Euro Rahapaja - Markka

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

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Features

Country Finland
Period Republic (1919-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2010
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.36 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,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 153
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Commemorative issue

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

Obverse

A stylised figure of a lion taken from the Finnish coat of arms, the date on the left, the mintmark and a set of numbers symbolising coin values to the right thereof in the centre. 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

Translation: Finland Finland

2 Euro (Rahapaja - Markka) -  obverse

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Mint

FI Mint of Finland (Suomen Rahapaja), Vantaa, Finland (1988-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2010 FI 1,560,000 2.36 3.53 5.42 4.95 99%
2010 FI 15,000 1.7% In Sets only
2010 FI 25,000 1.5% Proof

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