Our mutual debt – Finnish Government borrowing 1859–2015
Most of central government borrowing has been carried out through the issuance of bonds in both domestic and international financial markets.
The present exhibition shows a collection of Finnish government bonds through the decades, beginning with the first railway bond issued in 1859. The exhibition also presents a cross-section of developments in central government debt and its history.
Manuscript and exhibition articles: State Treasury
The exhibition ran from 21 April to 20 September 2015.
Bond from 1859 (railway Helsinki to Hämeenlinna. 4 %, 50 years, Ruble-denominated, arranged by von Stieglitz, signed by Fabian Langenskiöld.