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Coin "150 years since the birth of Axeli Gallen-Kallela" 2 euro Finland

    The anniversary coin 2 euro of Finland is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Finnish artist Akseli Gallen-Kallel. It was released in October 2015 with a circulation of 500,000 coins. Minting was carried out at the mint of Finland.

   On the obverse of the commemorative coin of 2 euro is a fragment of the artist's painting "Mother of Lemminkäinen" depicting a floating swan and the soul of the deceased Lemminkäinen in the form of pounding lines. At the bottom of the coin in a semicircle is the name of the artist "AKSELI GALLEN KALLELA" divided by a palette on which the year of birth of the painter "1865" and the year of issue of the coin "2015" are engraved. Nearby is the sign of the Mint of Finland. On the outer ring - 12 stars of the European Union.

 

2 euro

Outer part - copper-nickel alloy

Inside - nickel brass

8.5 g25.75 mm2.2 mm

 

 

List of commemorative coins of the Euro of Finland

2004 - Fifth enlargement of the European Union in 2004

 2005-60 years of the United Nations

2006 - 100 years of universal and equal suffrage in Finland

2007 - Roman Treaty Series

 2007-90 years of Finnish independence

2008 - 60 years of the Declaration of Human Rights

2009 - Series "10 Years of the Economic and Monetary Union"

2009 - 200 years of Finnish autonomy

2010 - 150 years of Finnish currency

2011 - 200 years of the Bank of Finland

2012 - Series "10 years of cash circulation Euro"

2012 - 150 years since the birth of artist Helena Scherfbeck

2013 - 150 years of the Sejm of 1863

2013 - 125 years since the birth of France Emil Sillanpay

2014 - 100 years since the birth of Tuve Jansson

2014 - 100 years since the birth of designer Ilmari Tapiovaar

2015 - 150 years since the birth of Jan Sibelius

2015 - Series "30 Years to the Flag of Europe"

2016 - 90 years since the death of Eino Leino

2016 - 100 years since the birth of the philosopher Georg Henrik von Wrigt

2017 - the 100th anniversary of the independence of Finland

2017 - Nature of Finland

2018 - Coley National Park

2018 - Finnish sauna

2019 - 100 years of the Constitution of Finland of 1919

2020 - 100 years since the founding of the University of Turku

2020 - 100 years since the birth of Väinö Linna

2021 - Journalism

2021 - 100 years of autonomy of the Åland Islands