The silver collector coin dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Johann Voldemar Jannsen will be presented in the Pärnu Museum

  • The silver coin will cost 40 euros and have a nominal value of 12 euros
  • Sales of the coin will start at 13.00 on 16 May in the Eesti Pank museum shop and the Omniva online shop
  • From 17 May the coin will also be on sale in post offices
  • The coin will be on sale in the Pärnu Museum on 16 May from 15.00 to 16.00
  • 4000 of the coins will be minted

On 16 May at 13.00, Eesti Pank will present the silver collector coin dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Johann Voldemar Jannsen in the Pärnu Museum. Johann Voldemar Jannsen was the leader of the Estonian national movement and is famous to Estonians as the author of the words to the national anthem of the Republic of Estonia.

The collector coin dedicated to Johann Voldemar Jannsen was designed by Heino Prunsvelt. The coin has a nominal value of 12 euros and can be purchased for 40 euros, and 4000 coins will be minted. The coin will be on sale in the Pärnu Museum on 16 May from 15.00 to 16.00. The Eesti Pank museum in Tallinn and the Omniva online shop will be selling the coin from 13.00 on 16 May and post offices will start selling it from 17 May.

The proof quality silver (Ag 925) collector coin weighs 28.28 grams and is 38.61 mm in diameter,  

Johann Voldemar Jannseni 200. sünniaastapäevale pühendatud hõbemünt

The Eesti Pank Museum at Estonia pst 11, Tallinn is open from Tuesdays to Fridays 12.00-17.00 and on Saturdays 11.00-16.00.

A list of post offices selling collector coins and other Eesti Pank products can be found on the Eesti Pank website.

For further information:
Eva Vahur
Public Relations Office
Eesti Pank
Tel: 668 0965, 5330 0619
Email: eva.vahur [at] eestipank.ee
Shop of the museum of Eesti Pank: 668 0650