Sweden announces design of new banknotes

Sweden has announced what the design of the upcoming new banknotes will be. The new notes will be issued in 2015 and 2016 and will show famous Swedish people from the world of culture and politics.

I think the design is great, but who expected otherwise with Greta Garbo on a banknote?

  • 20 kronor: Astrid Lindgren (writer), Småland, issued October 2015
  • 50 kronor: Evert Taube (writer, composer, singer), Bohuslän, issued October 2015
  • 100 kronor: Greta Garbo (actrice), Stockholm, issued October 2016
  • 200 kronor: Ingmar Bergman (director, producer, writer), Gotland, issued October 2015
  • 500 kronor: Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Skåne, issued October 2016
  • 1000 kronor: Dag Hammarskjöld (diplomat, economist, writer), Lapland, issued October 2015

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Steven Wednesday 25 April 2012 at 08:35 am | | news
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