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Metal euro (marks and a penny) - coins of Finland

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The Republic Finland is member country the European union . Monetary unit - euro - to equal 100 eurocents.

Till January, 01st, 2002 marks - equal 100 pennies were cash token moneys of Finland. A nominal number of the native currency of Finland has been presented by coins of denomination 10, 50 pennies, 1, 5, 10 marks.

At mark introduction in Finland, coins were minted from copper (1, 5 and 10 pennies), silver (25 and 50 pennies, 1 and 2 finmarks) and gold (10 and 20 finmarks). After the First World War issue of coins from silver and gold has been terminated and there were Copper-Nickel coins 25 both 50 pennies and 1 mark in 1921, then coins from Aluminum-Bronze an alloy 5, 10 and 20 finmarks between 1928 and 1931 years. During the Second World War, at first copper has replaced a Copper-Nickel in coins 25 both 50 pennies and 1 mark, and then and pure iron.

All coins of denomination below 1 mark have ceased to manufacture by 1948. In 1952 the new coins nickeled of 1 and 5 marks, Aluminum-Bronze 10, 20 and 50 marks and, since 1956 - silver coins of 100 and 200 marks have been entered. These are coins continued to be manufactured before introduction of new marks in 1963.

A New series of coins originally consisted of six nominal values: 1 pennies (aluminium), 5 pennies (copper, later aluminium), 10 pennies (Aluminum-Bronze an alloy, later aluminium), 20 and 50 pennies (Aluminum-Bronze an alloy) and 1 mark (silver, later a Copper-Nickel). Since 1972, in the circulation there was Aluminum-Bronze a coin of 5 marks.

Nominal value: 10 pennies
Stamping: 1996
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 10 pennies of Finland the Reverse 10 pennies of Finland
Nominal value: 1 mark
Stamping: 1997
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse 1 mark of Finland the Reverse 1 mark of Finland

The Coins which have been rapped out in Finland, are decorated by the plotting of colours and cloudberries berries (2 euro), pair swans flying over lake (1 euro) and a heraldic lion of Finland (all Cent coins).

Nominal value: 10 eurocents
Stamping: 1999
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 eurocents of Finland the Reverse of 10 eurocents of Finland
Nominal value: 1 euro
Stamping: 1999
the Material: the Center - a Copper-Nickel, a ring - a brass
the Note:
the Obverse 1 euro of Finland the Reverse 1 euro of Finland

Notes Finland

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