The Bank of Estonia presents souvenir coins dedicated to the celebrations


The Bank of Estonia informs that on 12 June they will present a golden souvenir coin with the nominal value of 100 EEK and a silver souvenir coin with the nominal value of 10 EEK dedicated to the tradition of the song and dance celebrations.

The backside of the golden souvenir coin depicts the song festival stage used since the 1960s the arc of which has become the symbol of the song festivals. Furthermore, the back side of the coin has its nominal value “100 KROONI”. The front side of the coin features the big coat of arms of the Republic of Estonia, the text “EESTI VABARIIK” (Republic of Estonia) and the year 2009. The golden souvenir coin was designed by Merle Kasonen and Triinu Silla. There are 5, 000 coins and the cost of the golden coin is 3, 500 EEK.

The back side of the silver souvenir coin features a circle of men dancing, which can also be viewed as the wheel of time which symbolises the long tradition of song and dance festivals. The back side also has its nominal value “10 KROONI”. The front side of the souvenir coin has the big coat of arms of the Republic of Estonia, the text “EESTI VABARIIK” (REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA) and the year 2009. The silver souvenir coin was designed by Tiiu Pirsko and Mati Veermets. There are 10, 000 coins and the cost of the silver coin is 350 EEK.

More pictures of coins on the Bank of Estonia homepage.

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3 Responses to “The Bank of Estonia presents souvenir coins dedicated to the celebrations”


  1. 1 Lorenzo August 3, 2009 at 7:47 PM

    Just to complete this subject, I advise You to go to http://www.pillandia.blogspot.com to see some big photos of political borders of Estonia, Finland, Russia, the former USSR and all the world.
    Best wishes!


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