Finland 2014 5€ Savonia - Animals

FIN 2014 - 04

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5 euro commemorative coin dedicated to Savonia, from the series Provincial Animals.


The coin depicts the black-throated loon.

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9,00 €

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Year 2014
Face value 5 euro
Metal Cu/Ni
Weight 9,8 g
Diameter 27,25 mm
Quality Uncirculated
Mintage 35.000
Serie Provincial Animals

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The Animals of the Provinces series is the third coin series minted in honour of Finland’s historic provinces. The 2013 coin of Savonia commemorated Olavinlinna castle, while the 2011 coin paid tribute to a traditional Savonian livelihood, slash-and-burn farming.

Savonia is one of nine historical provinces in Finland.

On the reverse side of the coin there is the historical province's coat of arms and the face value, 5 EURO.

The coin depicts the black-throated loon.

The bird of Savonia, the black-throated loon, is a familiar sight on rugged, clear lakes. The collector coin of Savonia depicts a black-throated loon swimming on the rippling surface of a Savonian lake, with an island visible in the horizon.

There are nine historical provinces in Finland: Åland, Tavastia, Karelia, Lapland, Ostrobothnia, Satakunta, Savo, Uusimaa and Finland Proper.