Heikki Häiväoja

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Heikki Häiväoja (born May 25, 1929 in Jämsä, Finland), is a Finnish sculptor and designer of the Finnish euro coins design for the minor and middle series of coins.[1][2][3] All designs feature the 12 stars of the EU and the year of imprint on one side, and a national design on the other: The heraldic Finnish lion in a new version designed by the Heikki Häiväoja. [4]


  1. ^ Brita Nickels (2006). Grave sculpture as interpreter of life and death. Grave sculptures done by Heikki Häiväoja, Kain Tapper and Matti Peltokangas 1952-2002 Archived 2007-06-21 at the Wayback Machine.. ISBN 952-10-3407-6. In Finnish.
  2. ^ "Suomen kuvataiteilijat - HÄIVÄOJA HEIKKI Aulis - taiteellinen työ" (in Finnish). Kuvataiteilijamatrikkeli.fi. 2007-02-04. Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  3. ^ "Finnish National Gallery - Art Collections - Häiväoja, Heikki". Finnish National Gallery. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  4. ^ Finland 50 Cent coin described by the Bank of Finland, retrieved 7 December 2013.