|The 2004 enlargement of the European Union was the largest single expansion of the European Union (EU), both in terms of territory, number of states and population. The simultaneous accessions concerned the following countries: Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.
The design describes a stylised pillar from which the sprouts grow upwards. The sprouts represent the enlargement of the European Union. The pillar represents the foundation for growth. Near the pillar there are the letters ‘EU’.
Issue date: June/July 2004
Diameter - 25.75mm
Thickness - 2.2mm
Weight - 8.5gr
|SUOMI FINLAND, followed by three lion heads