Constitution Act of Finland 1919

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Constitution Act of Finland 1919 100 

With the Constitution Act of 1919, the first Constitution of an independent Finland, the nation elected to be governed as a republic. Finland's republican system of government and the foundations of Finnish democracy were recorded in the Constitution Act. This commemorative coin pays tribute to the Finnish Constitution Act of 1919. The basic tenets of the Finnish Constitution Act of 1919 still form the foundation of Finland’s current constitution and its development during Finnish independence.The commemorative coin is designed by Dario Vidal. Vidal’s design reflects the core tenets of the Constitution Act of 1919: representative democracy and the separation of powers into the legislative, executive and judiciary branches. In his universal, abstract expression, the designer has sought to capture the essence of democracy through the votes cast by citizens on the coin’s obverse, while the three partly fused circles on the reverse depict the separation of powers. The coin with a nominal value of EUR 100 is packaged in a clear protective casing set in a Finnish birch veneer frame. The frame is wrapped in a sleeve, and comes with a certificate of authenticity telling the commemorative coin’s story, along with the technical specifications of the product. The size of the frame is 7,5 x 7,5 cm. The maximum mintage of the Constitution Act of Finland 1919 commemorative coin is 1,300 pcs. The first one hundred coins are numbered and sold separately.

Features

Year2019
Face value100
TypeCommemorative
DesignerDario Vidal
MaterialGold
MetalAu917
Weight5.65 g
Diameter22 mm
ManufactorMint of Finland
SerieConstitution Act of Finland 1919

Mintages

YearUNCBUProof
20191,300
100 (numbered)

Mintage is maximum mintage. Numbered coins are included in the maximum mintage of proof coins.

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