Suomen Tasavalta, Helsinki

Currency : finnish mark, Euro since 2001

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On this coin of 1 Mark , the lion, king of the animals, symbol of Finland, incarnates the capacity, wisdom, and justice. He can also assimilates to vanity.

Series of penniań ; Finland is one of the Scandinavian Countries

Two kinds of 5 penniń: copper and aluminium

1 Penni, coppers and aluminium

Finland tries since 1990 to recover territories yielded to Russia after 1944. The country tries to find an arrangement to pay to Russia the hiring of a port on the Arctic. Finland, contrary to Norway, does not have an access to the Arctic Ocean.

Sources : Courrier international n░ 597 - 11 avr. 2002

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