Saturday, December 22, 2012

Finland 5 euros 2012 - Provincial Buildings: Uusimaa

New bimetallic commemorative:

"Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenski Cathedral"

The neoclassical Cathedral and Uspenski Cathedral, which represents the Byzantine-Russian architectural tradition, also communicate Helsinki’s role as a gateway between East and West. In Helsinki, sophisticated Nordic unpretentiousness is flavoured with the opulence and colourfulness of the East, making the city’s architecture unique by world standards.



SPECIFICATIONS
Core composition: CuNi
Ring composition: Nordic Gold
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g
Designer: Nora Tapper (reverse), Petri Neuvonen (obverse)


Link: Mint of Finland

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