• 20 Markkaa 1952-1962, KM# 39, Finland, Republic
  • 20 Markkaa 1952-1962, KM# 39, Finland, Republic
Description

Engraver: Peippo Uolevi Helle.

Obverse

Rampant lion in the coat of arms of Finland in a circle, state name in Finnish above and year of the issue below.

Initial of the Mint of Finland's director at lower left, below sword handle.

H: Peippo Uolevi Helle, 1948–1958
S: Allan Alarik Soiniemi, 1958–1975

The coat of arms of Finland is a crowned lion on a red field, the right foreleg replaced with an armoured hand brandishing a sword, trampling on a sabre with the hindpaws. The coat of arms was originally created around the year 1580.

SUOMEN TASAVALTA
2
1962

Reverse

In the centre large face value, on the right tree.

20
MARKKAA

Edge
Characteristics
Material Aluminium Bronze
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Mint of Finland

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