2 Euro Independence

Features

Issuer Finland
Period Republic (1919-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2007
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = USD 2.26
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 ↑↑
Number N# 2203
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 139,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 137
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

90th Anniversary of Finland’s Independence

Obverse

The coin shows a nine-oar boat with rowers, symbolizing collaboration. The year of issue, 2007, and the year of independence, 1917, appear above and below the image, respectively. The mint mark appears to the left of the oars and ‘FI’ for Finland to the right. The outer ring of the coin features the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
2007
FI
1917

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 (Independence) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2007 FI 2 000 000 $ 2.26 $ 2.26 $ 3.99 $ 5.09 $ 5.66 99%
2007 FI 20 000 0.9% In sets only
2007 FI 9 600 $ 18 1.6% Proof

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