Original coins used during the war. These are 1 Markka copper coins.
Coins from different years are identical. They just have a different year stamp. Pre 1939 coins are from 1918 - 1938. Post 1945 coins are from Late 1940s.
100 Penni is equal to 1 Markka.
Troops could make purchases of everyday items even near the front lines from "canteens" organized by Lotta Svärd and other auxiliary organizations.
Below is a table of daily allowance for different ranks during the wars. Troops were paid biweekly.
|Ranks||Winter War||Continuation War|
|10 mk||7 mk|
|Alikersantti||15 mk||10 mk|
|20 mk||15 mk|
|Vääpeli||25 mk||18 mk|
|Sotilasmestari||30 mk||20 mk|
|Vänrikki||30 mk||20 mk|
|Luutnantti||35 mk||25 mk|
|Kapteeni||40 mk||30 mk|
|Majuri||50 mk||35 mk|
|Everstiluutnantti||60 mk||40 mk|
|Eversti||75 mk||50 mk|
|Eversti (as division commander) or above||100 mk||60 mk|
Finnish Coins - 1 Markka
- Manufacturer: Surplus
- Product Code: FIN-COINS-1-MARKKA-001
- Availability: 75
- Without Tax: 1.20€