2022 numismatic program from Estonia

2022 numismatic program from Estonia

Eesti Pank (Estonian Central Bank) announced at the end of 2020 several numismatic issues that should be struck in 2022.

Tenders for the drawings for the following coins were launched on 12/23/2020:

  • a silver coin to commemorate the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing 2022.
  • a gold coin dedicated to the Livonia Diet
  • a silver coin commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Johan PITKA (1872-1944?), Officer of the Canadian Merchant Navy and first Rear Admiral of the Estonian fleet, appointed in 1918. He died in 1944(?) in Estonia while trying to set up anti-Soviet resistance for the return of Estonian independence.

 

Johan PITKA – first rear admiral of the Estonian fleet (1918)

 

Programme numismatique de l'Estonie 2022

PITKA’s Monument

 

The recommendations of Eesti Pank indicate a  2D portrait (low relief) of Johan PITKA to illustrate the obverse of the coin.

  • 2€ commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Estonian Literary Society.

 

Sources: Eesti Pank  (Estonian Central Bank) and NUMISMAG.

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