Finland 2 euros 2005 - 60th anniversary of the United Nations

Obverse of Finland 2 euros 2005 - 60th anniversary of the United Nations
Krause - Mishler KM# 119
Details 60th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations and 50th anniversary of Finland’s membership therein.

Depicted in the centre of the coin are parts of a jigsaw puzzle showing a dove of peace. Below the image of the dove, inscribed along the edge of the bottom half of the central part of the coin, the inscription ‘FINLAND — UN’ appears on the left and the year of issue on the right.

Above the last figure of the year of issue, set close to the edge of a piece of the jigsaw puzzle, is the letter ‘K’, the engraver's initial. The mintmark ‘M’ is inscribed immediately below the image of the dove of peace. The outer ring features the 12 stars of the European Union.

Issue date: October 25, 2005
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge YK 1945 — 2005 FN *** (the * stands for a lion's head)
Mintage 1,400,000 pieces

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