Finland Starter Kit 2002

Obverse of Finland Starter Kit 2002
Details The Finnish Starter Kit was issued on 1 January 2002. It contains 8 coins:

Coin included in the Finnish Starter Kit: 1 x 1 cent, 1 x 2 cents, 1 x 5 cents, 1 x 10 cents, 1 x 20 cents, 1 x 50 cents, 1 x 1 euro, 1 x 2 euros

Finnish euro coins have three designs, though two of them are each found on one coin only. Heikki Haivaoja was the designer of the Finnish euro coins for the minor and middle series of coins. Pertti Makinen is the designer of the Finnish 1 euro coin and Raimo Heino is the designer of the Finnish 2 Euro coin. Finnish euro coins 1999 - 2006 carry the mint mark M which is the initial of the mint master at The Mint of Finland, Raimo Makkonen. The euro production started as early as in the autumn 1998
Mintage 500,000 pieces
Issue price 3.88 euros

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