Thursday, May 26, 2011

Finland 5 euro 2011 - Uusimaa

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Provinces: Uusimaa"

Uusimaa, or Nyland (both names mean "New Land") in Swedish, is a region in Finland. It borders the regions Finland Proper, Tavastia Proper, Päijänne Tavastia and Kymenlaakso. Finland's capital Helsinki and its second largest city Espoo are both located centrally in Uusimaa, making it by far the most populous region.

The Coat of Arms:

Core composition: CuNi
Ring composition: Nordic Gold
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g
Designer: Nora Tapper

Link: Mint of Finland
Link: Uusimaa in Wikipedia

Coins of this collection released or planned so far:

2010 - Finland Proper
2010 - Satakunta
2011 - Tavastia
2011 - Savonia
2011 - Uusimaa

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