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Finnish euro coins

The euro (EUR or ) is the common currency for most European nations within the European Union, including Finland. The euro coins have two different sides; one common, European side showing the value of the coin and one national side featuring a design chosen by the EU member state where the coin was minted. Each member state has one or more designs unique to that country.

For images of the common side and a detailed description of the coins, see Euro coins.

Finnish euro coins have three designs, though two of them are each found on one coin only. The design for the minor and middle series of coins is by Heikki Häiväoja, the design for the 1 euro coin was done by Pertti Mäkinen and the national side of the 2 euro coin is by the hand of Raimo Heino. All designs feature the 12 stars of the EU and the year of imprint.

Depiction of Finnish euro coinage | Obverse side
€ 0.01 € 0.02 € 0.05
The heraldic lion of Finland
once found on the markka
The heraldic lion of Finland
once found on the markka
The heraldic lion of Finland
once found on the markka
€ 0.10
€ 0.20
€ 0.50
The heraldic lion of Finland
once found on the markka
The heraldic lion of Finland
once found on the markka
The heraldic lion of Finland
once found on the markka
€ 1.00
€ 2.00
€ 2 Coin Edge
The edge lettering features
SUOMI FINLAND and
three lion's heads (Suomi
means Finland in Finnish)
Two swans flying over a
Finnish landscape
The fruit and flowers of
the cloudberry
 

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