In honour of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the composer Jean Sibelius:
The collector coin’s launch date is 30th January 2015.
Mint of Finland will mint a silver Sibelius collector coin with a nominal value of EUR 10 and a gold coin with a nominal value of EUR 100.
The collector coin’s obverse depicts the starry sky of Ainola and a copse of pine trees, among which Sibelius was often seen lost in thought. The reverse bears the neck of a violin, the composer’s favoured instrument.
Launch date: 30th January 2015
The collector coins are available to order in advance from the Mint of Finland online shop, www.mint.fi, or by phone: +358 9 8943 4343.
Nominal value: €10
Metal: Ag 500
Designer: Nora Tapper
Source: Mint of Finland / Auli Mikkonen