Description

In December 2006 the Bank of Finland announced the redesign of the national side in order to include the abbreviation of the country's name (FI for Finland). The first letter of the Mint of Finland’s President and CEO (M for Raimo Makkonen) was also replaced with the Mint's logo.

In 2008 the logo of the Mint of Finland was moved from the left of date under the sword's handle. Since 2011 the Mint of Finland is using a new logo (lion instead of cornucopia).

1 and 2 Euro Cent are not in use in Finland. They were minted due requirement of the European Central Bank.

Obverse

The Finnish heraldic lion is encircled by the 12 stars of Europe.

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. The heraldic lion of Finland is a reproduction of a design by the sculptor Heikki Häiväoja and has been used by previous Finnish coins such as the 1 markka between 1964 and 2001.

Engraver: Heikki Aulis Häiväoja

2007
FI

Reverse

A globe, next to the facial value, shows Europe in relation to Africa and Asia.

Engraver: Luc Luycx

1 EURO
CENT
LL

Edge

1 Euro Cent

2nd type
KM# 98 Schön# 99
Characteristics
Material Copper Plated Steel
Weight 2.3 g
Diameter 16.25 mm
Thickness 1.67 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Mint of Finland

Related coins

1st type

Copper Plated Steel, 2.3 g, ⌀ 16.25 mm