Finland 2 Euro 2016 Georg Henrik von Wright Silver Plated
|Theme||Georg Henrik von Wright|
|Category||Special euro coins|
The year 2016 sees 100 years since the famous Finnish philosopher Georg Henrik von Wright was born. Henrik von Wright, who had Scottish ancestors and belonged to the Swedish minority in Finland, was the most influential Finnish philosopher of the twentieth century. It's unimaginable what knowledge this man had, and he was a welcome guest at various TV shows. To commemorate Henrik von Wright's 100th birthday, Finland has issued a special 2 Euro coin. On the right of the coin is a coloured portion of a Doric Column. This column symbolizes the enthusiasm of von Wright for classicality. A Doric Column is from Greece and is over 2,700 years old! These columns are simply made with a square top. In addition, an oak branch symbolizing power and wisdom is displayed. Furthermore, you read the text æGeorg Henrik von WrightÆ and the year 2016. This is the 2016 Finnish 2 Euro ævon WrightÆ in the silvered version. The special thing about this coin is that it has a silver colour!