Finland 2 Euro 2016 Eino Leino Coloured
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This coloured 2016 Finnish 2 Euro coin has the theme of Eino Leino. The real name of Eino Leino (1878-1926) was Armas Einar Leopold Lönnbohm. Eino Leino was a Finnish writer who is famous for his great works including poetry, novels, and plays. He was also a newspaper columnist. He was renowned for his versatile and personal style, which is still appreciated to this day. Eino Leino who only lived to age 47, had a tumultuous life, was married three times, and his long-standing relationship with L. Onerva was not always positive. The birthday of Eino Leino (July 6) is still a special day in Finland. In the year 2016 it was 100 years since the second part of his work æHelkavirsiäÆ was published. In order to commemorate this Finland has issued this special 2 Euro coin. On the coin is an image of the face of Eino Leino. This is coloured in the colour of fire to give Eino LeinoÆs passion for his work an extra dimension. On the right hand side of the coin is the signature of Eino Leino and the year 2016. The signatu re is coloured blue and the year is coloured white to give this currency an additional Finnish dimension.