Mint of Finland

The Minna Canth and Equality collector coin struck by The Mint of Finland was released into circulation on Minna Canth’s Day, the Day of Equality (March 19, 2010). Mint of Finland Minna Canth and Equality Silver Coin – Click to Enlarge The coin marks her achievements both within literature and as an influence in society. […]


The Mint of Finland has issued a new 10 euro commemorative silver coin honoring the 100-year anniversary of Finnish writer Mika Waltari’s birth. Waltari was born in Helsinki on September 18, 1908. In the same city and day of this year, a celebration prepared by the Mika Waltari Association was held and the coin was launched.

Mika Waltari 10 Euro Silver Coin from Finland

Waltari is considered one the most prolific Finish writers from the 20th-century. He wrote an array of novels, plays, poetry and even fairy-tales that are enjoyed around the world and in many languages. He is perhaps best known for authoring The Egyptian.

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