Finland on 28.3. will issue a new 5 euro coin!!!

The Savonia Provincial Coin

The Savonia Provincial Coin

There are nine historical provinces: Åland, Tavastia, Karelia, Lapland, Ostrobothnia, Satakunta, Savonia and Uusimaa and Finland Proper. The reverse side of the Provincial coins depicts the coat of arms of the historical province and the indication of their value, €5. The obverse side of the coin depicts a theme closely related to the province’s culture. The coin series was designed by Nora Tapper.


This 5 euro coin is fourth of nine!

Nominal value 5 €
Metal Aluminium bronze (CuAlNi), copper-nickel (CuNi)
Diameter 27,25 mm
Weight 9,8 g
Mintage 20 000 (proof), 100 000 (unc)
Quality Proof, unc
Designer Nora Tapper
Year stamp 2011
Issue date 28.3.2011



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Comment by favaretto massimo on March 20, 2011 at 23:21
I don'collect but Finland coins are very nice
Comment by Kyriakos on March 16, 2011 at 21:38
I don't collect them either, but indeed they are great..!!
Comment by Daniele on March 16, 2011 at 21:23
one of the most beautiful!

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