Finland 1916-S 50 pennia
This type is listed for 1907-17 and was struck for Finland by the czarist administration. Russian defeats in World War One enabled the Finns, who had long chafed under Russian rule, to declare independence. This date is common in all grades, suggesting that it was hoarded.
Recorded mintage: 4,752,000.
Specification: 2.549 g, .750 fine silver, .061 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 2.2.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.