Animals of the Provinces – Savonia
Mint of Finland
Obverse: Erkki Vainio, Head Designer of Mint of Finland Reverse: Nora Tapper, Sculptor
Description of obverse and reverse
The obverse of 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. The collector coin's reverseis stamped with the historic coat of arms of Savonia.
A brief annotation
This impressive collector coin is part of the Animals of the Provinces series, which is the third coin series minted in honour of Finland's historic provinces.