Finland New Series of €5 Bimetallic Coins

Already on December 13 will be launched a new series of bimetallic coins in denominations of 5 Euro, but this time we will learn about specific buildings for the province.

The first two coins:

- Helsinki Cathedral (Uusimaa)
- Bridge Jätkänkynttilä in Rovani (Lapland)

Source

(C) Suomen Rahapaja

(C) Katalog Monet Euro

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Comment by Maciej Czekaj on December 14, 2012 at 7:21

As it turns out this is a continuation of the series from the years 2010-2011 Historical provinces of Finland, who presented the typical activities for the province.

The year 2013 will be on sale next coin of the program:
- Aland - Lighthouse Sälskär
- Finland right - Cathedral of Turku
- Satakunta - Sammallahdenmäki Bronze Age burial
- Karelia - power Imatrankosken
- Tavastia (Häme) - medieval stone church in Janakkala
- Savonia - Castle Olavinlinna
- Ostrobothnia - Pohjalaistalo - house / mansion Finnish?

Comment by Mika Pouramo on December 13, 2012 at 21:15

Yes, the neutrality was a wrong word, they just dont want to hurt anybodys feelings.

Doom church (right side church tower) is #1 landmark in Helsinki, Uusimaa. You can see it a far away from the sea when approaching to helsinki harbour by ferry. 

Comment by euroHOBBY on December 13, 2012 at 20:55

hmm

i dont know if that neutrality thing counts also for collectors coin as they legal tender only in the country of issuance

Comment by Mika Pouramo on December 13, 2012 at 19:38

Funny that they could not decide one landmark for Uusimaa coin. Now there is Uspensky Cathedral and Doom Church, two very different buildings in center of Helsinki city, representing two different religion. That neutrality again?

Comment by Michal Cervinka on December 13, 2012 at 17:12

I wonder if these coins will get similar packaging with booklets about the provinces/buidlings. The provincial series of 5Euros of Finland is one of my favourite series of coins.


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