Finland 2 euros 2016 - Eino Leino

Obverse of Finland 2 euros 2016 - Eino Leino
Details The coin is dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the death of Eino Leino. Eino Leino was a Finnish poet and journalist and is considered one of the pioneers of Finnish poetry. His poems combine modern and Finnish folk elements. The style of much of his work is like the Kalevala and folk songs. Nature, love, and despair are frequent themes in Leino's work. He is beloved and widely read in Finland today.

The centerpiece of the design is a flame and a poker pointed upward to the right. At the bottom left the mintmark "FI" identifying Finland and the inscription "Eino Leino". On the outer edge 12 five-pointed stars representing the European Union.

Issue date: 25 April 2016 to commemorate the .
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
Edge SUOMI FINLAND, followed by three lion heads
Comments Designer: Pertti Mäkinen
Mintage 989,000 pieces

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