The Bank of Finland's art booklets present the stories behind three pieces from the Bank's art collection: Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Aino triptych, Lennart Segerstråle's Finlandia frescos and Juho Rissanen's stained glass windows as well as a booklet presenting the creation of the Bank of Finland's main building, and its architect Ludwig Bohnstedt.
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The publication discusses the history of the Finnish mark throughout its entire lifespan, in addition to dealing with Finland’s earlier monetary history. It also contains a description of the design and introduction of euro banknotes and coins.
The book has been written from the viewpoint of the history of civilization. It includes descriptions of the designs as well as national symbols and other pictorial motifs presented on the banknotes and coins. The book contains high-quality colour pictures of all types of banknotes and coins issued by the Bank of Finland.
The book is available in bookstores and Bank of Finland museum. It is not available by mail or in electronic form.