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Väinö Linna 100 years


The coin celebrates the well-known late Finnish writer Väinö Linna. This year marks the centenary of his birth in 1920. The design reflects Linna’s work in a textile mill and depicts, in addition to his face, letters as weaved fabric and threads that run through his books. The inscription VÄINÖ LINNA is at the left side. At the bottom are the inscriptions of the year of issuance “2020”, of the issuing country “FI” and the mintmark.

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Väinö Linna 100 years

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Väinö Linna 100 years

Official Journal

2020/C 393/04

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