Eesti Pank to launch a new collector coin next Wednesday

On Wednesday, January 27, Eesti Pank launches a silver collector coin with nominal value 10 kroons dedicated to the XXI Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.

The reverse of the silver coin depicts a dynamic stylised image of racing cross-country skiers, the nominal value "10 KROONI", the logo of the Olympic Committee, and the figure XXI. The averse depicts the coat of arms of the Republic of Estonia, the year 2010, and the text "EESTI VABARIIK". The silver collector coin was designed by Stanislav Kalinin. The mintage of the collector coins is 10,000 and they were made by Mint of Finland. One coin costs 350 kroons.

Starting from noon it is possible to buy the coins both from the Museum of Eesti Pank and from SEB offices across Estonia.

The collector coins will be launched for sale on Wednesday, 27 January at 12 o'clock by the Museum of Eesti Pank, as well as by SEB offices across Estonia. Thus, the coins will be sold in Tallinn (Tornimäe, Lasnamäe Centrum, Pae, Magistrali, Nõmme, Järve, Roosikrantsi, Kristiine and Õismäe offices) and in the SEB head offices in Rapla, Pärnu, Haapsalu, Kuressaare, Rakvere, Kiviõli, Jõhvi, Narva, Sillamäe, Kohtla-Järve, Paide, Viljandi, Põltsamaa, Jõgeva, Põlva, Võru, Valga, Tartu, Antsla and Otepää.

The collector coins are also available for purchase by mail. Please send your request to the Cash Department of Eesti Pank (the address is Estonia pst 13, Tallinn 15095), or by the e-mail tellimine [at] The collector coins cannot be reserved in advance.

For further information:
The Museum of Eesti Pank, telephone: +372 6680 760
Eesti Pank's information telephone: +372 6680 719

Ingrid Mitt
Public Relations Bureau
Telelephone: +372 6680 965, +372 5126 843
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