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04 Jun 2017

Finland 1979, 10 Markkaa

Coins-World | TimB

I really like the designs of these large, crown-sized silver coins from Finland in the 1970s.

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TimB

Level 2

Both sides were engraved by Antti Neuvonen. I couldn't readily find information about him. I did learn that Antti is generally a masculine name in Finland.

Kepi

Level 6

Cool coin! I Like the fish design. Thanks for sharing it!

Longstrider

Level 6

Love that coin. Tell me more. Who made it and why. I'm going fishing now... Wait. I live in the Mojave Desert.

Pliny The Elder

Level 5

LOVE IT! Love fish, too. 25 fish must be significant as to the denomination, too. I'll bet they are sardines!

World_Coin_Nut

Level 5

Very nice. I haven't done much with Finland coins. I might have to start looking at them.

user_9073

Level 5

24 fish!! What a catch!!

Mike

Level 7

I think it's a beautiful coin. Can you tell us anything about it? T he history of a coin will help tell us the history of where it came from and why it was minted. You can learn more about history from coins than history books. Mike

"SUN"

Level 5

That is a nice looking coin, simple design and a detailed design on the same coin.

Raye_0826

Level 4

Oooh, I just love those designs! How unusual and eye-catching! Thanks for showing this unique coin to us!

CoinLady

Level 6

That is one of the most unusual designs I've seen on any coin. Who was the designer/sculptor?

Conan Barbarian

Level 5

very beautiful coin

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