Finnish Commemorative coins

The following 2 euro commemortaive coins were issued in finland since the introduction of the Common European Currency on January 1, 2002.

Common specifications
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge SUOMI FINLAND, followed by three lion heads
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Image of Finland 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Ilmari Tapiovaara

Born in 1914 in Hämeenlinna (Finland), Ilmari Tapiovaara (1914-1999) studied at the School of Applied Arts in Helsinki, where he came into contact with functionalism, furniture designs of Alvar Aalto and the Modern Movement. He ranks amongst the most ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Harri Koskinen
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 989,000 pieces - View
Image of Finland 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 125th Anniversary of the birth of F.E.Sillanpaa

The coin commemorates the 125th Anniversary of the birth of Nobel prize winning author Frans Eemil Sillanpää. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1939 "for his deep understanding of his country's peasantry and the exquisite art with which ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #193
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 1,500,000 pieces - View
Image of Finland 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - The Diet of 1863

The coin celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Parliament of 1863, when regular Parliament sessions started in Finland. The Eduskunta is the parliament of Finland. The unicameral parliament has 200 members and meets in the Parliament House in Helsinki. ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #190
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 1,000,000 pieces € 3.20 Buy
Image of Finland 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 150th anniversary of birth of Helene Schjerfbeck

Helene Schjerfbeck was a Finnish painter. She is most widely known for her realist works and self-portraits, and less well known for her landscapes and still lifes. Throughout her long life, her work changed dramatically. Her work starts with a dazzlingly ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #182
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 1,000,000 pieces - View
Image of Finland 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 10 years of euro banknotes and coins

On 1 January 2002, euro banknotes and coins were introduced in 12 Member States of the European Union. The introduction of the euro cash was an unprecedented challenge, but it went smoothly, and billions of banknotes and coins started to circulate in ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #178
Other information Designer: Helmut Andexlinger
Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 1,500,000 pieces - View
Image of Finland 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 200th Anniversary of the Bank of Finland

The Bank of Finland (Suomen Pankki) is the central bank of Finland and the fourth oldest central bank in the world. It was established on 1 March in 1812 in the city of Turku by Alexander I of Russia and in 1819 it was relocated to Helsinki. The Bank ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #163
Other information Designer: Hannu Veijalainen
Year Mintage Price Shop
2011 1,600,000 pieces - View
Image of Finland 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Currency Decree of 1860

The Currency Decree of 1860 granted Finland the right to issue banknotes and coins. The Finnish markka was the currency of Finland from 1860 until 28 February 2002, when it ceased to be legal tender. The markka was replaced by the euro (€), which ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #154
Other information Designer: Reijo Paavilainen
Year Mintage Price Shop
2010 1,560,000 pieces - View
Image of Finland 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 10th anniversary of the EMU and the birth of the euro

A first attempt to create an economic and monetary union between the members of the European Communities goes back to an initiative by the European Commission in 1969. However, the introduction of the euro started principally on 31 December 1998, when ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #144
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos

Legend: SUOMI·FINLAND 2009 EMU (Economic and Monetary Union)
Year Mintage Price Shop
2009 1,400,000 pieces - View
Image of Finland 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 200th Anniversary of Finnish Autonomy

During the Finnish War between Sweden and Russia, the four Estates of occupied Finland were assembled at the Diet of Porvoo on March 29, 1809 to pledge allegiance to Alexander I of Russia. Following the Swedish defeat in the war and the signing of the ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #149
Other information Designer: Reijo Paavilainen
Year Mintage Price Shop
2009 1,600,000 pieces - View
Image of Finland 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On 10 December 2007, Human Rights Day, the Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights launched a year-long celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The coin shows a human figure seen through a heart-shaped ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #143
Other information Designer: Tapio Kettunen
Year Mintage Price Shop
2008 1,477,500 pieces - View
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