€8 estonian coin for 2021 Tokyo Olympics
- May 23, 2021
On Wednesday 26 May, Eesti Pank will issue into circulation a silver commemorative coin dedicated to the Estonian athletes at the summer Olympic Games in Tokyo 2021. The coin is designed in a Japanese minimalist style. It shows the sun rising behind Mount Fuji, which is near Tokyo, and the logo of the Estonian Olympic Committee is placed on top of the mountain.
The coin was designed by Ander Avila, who graduated from Pallas University of Applied Sciences and has worked as a designer and creative director in various advertising agencies, winning advertising and design awards for his work. He has also taught graphic design at Pallas University, and he now has his own design studio Sulev.
The maximal mintage is 3 000 coins.
Sources: Eesti Pank and NUMISMAG