Väinö Linna 100 years

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Väinö Linna 100 years 2 

Mint of Finland has issued 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of Väinö Linna. The coin celebrates the well-known late Finnish writer Väinö Linna. Year 2020 marks the centenary of his birth in 1920. The design reflects Linna’s work in a textile mill and depicts, in addition to his face, letters as weaved fabric and threads that run through his books. The inscription VÄINÖ LINNA is at the left side. At the bottom are the inscriptions of the year of issuance ‘2020’, of the issuing country ‘FI’ and the mintmark. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.

Features

Year2020
Face value2
TypeCommemorative
DesignersPetri Neuvonen, Luc Luycx
MaterialBase metal
MetalCuNi25 / CuZn20Ni5/Ni12/CuZn20Ni5
Weight8.5 g
Diameter25.75 mm
ManufactorMint of Finland
SerieVäinö Linna 100 years

Mintages

YearUNCBUProof
2020700,000

UNC maximum mintage includes also BU and proof quality. Maximum mintage of BU and proof coins are indicated in the table for those coins they are available.

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