20 Euro Karl Fazer

20 Euro (Karl Fazer) -  obverse20 Euro (Karl Fazer) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Finland
Period Republic (1919-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 20 Euro
20 EUR = USD 21
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 25.5 g
Diameter 38.6 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 235159
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 231
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

150th Anniversary of Karl Fazer's birthday

Series: Karl Fazer and Finnishness

Obverse

Lettering:
SUOMI FINLAND
D
20€ 2016
036/150

Translation: Center image of a branch of the cocoa tree with three beans and curved text on both sides, country name on the left (in Finnish and in Swedish) and mintmark, denomination and year on the right

Designer: Kirsti Doukas

Reverse

A pattern of feathers of gray partridge bird over the whole face of the coin and horizontal lettering just above the center

Lettering:
KARL FAZER
1866 - 1932

Designer: Kisti Doukas

Edge

Plain

20 Euro (Karl Fazer) -  obverse

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Mint

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

Comments

Karl Fazer was a master confectioner and pioneer of Finnish candy-making as well as a nature lover and ornithologist.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016 D 5 000 Proof (150 numbered)

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