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2 Euro 60th Anniversary - Finland in UN

2 Euro (60th Anniversary - Finland in UN) -  obverse2 Euro (60th Anniversary - Finland in UN) -  reverse

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Features

Country Finland
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2005
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.16 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# 119,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 121
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

60th Anniversary of UN - 50th Anniversary of Finland in UN

Obverse

Depicted in the centre of the coin are parts of a jigsaw puzzle showing a dove of peace. Below the image of the dove, inscribed along the edge of the bottom half of the central part of the coin, the inscription ‘FINLAND — UN’ appears on the left and the year of issue on the right. Above the last figure of the year of issue, set close to the edge of a piece of the jigsaw puzzle, is the letter ‘K’, the engraver's initial. The mintmark ‘M’ is inscribed immediately below the image of the dove of peace. The outer ring features the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
FINLAND - UN
M 2005 K

Engraver: Tapio Kettunen

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: YK 1945 - 2005 FN

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2005 M 2,000,000 2.16 3.24 4.86 5.17 99%
2005 M 64,600 18.90 3% In Sets only

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