Sweden reveals new banknotes

The Sveriges Riksbank has revealed the final design of the new banknote series. The 20, 50, 200 and 1,000 krona banknotes will become legal tender on 1 October 2015. The 100 and 500 krona banknotes will become legal tender in 1 October 2016. 

The following themes and portraits are used:

  • 20 kronor: Astrid Lindgren (writer), Småland, issued 1 October 2015
  • 50 kronor: Evert Taube (writer, composer, singer), Bohuslän, issued 1 October 2015
  • 100 kronor: Greta Garbo (actrice), Stockholm, issued 3 October 2016
  • 200 kronor: Ingmar Bergman (director, producer, writer), Gotland, issued 1 October 2015
  • 500 kronor: Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Skåne, issued 3 October 2016
  • 1000 kronor: Dag Hammarskjöld (diplomat, economist, writer), Lapland, issued 1 October 2015

Update 23-10-2015: on this site you can admire some of the designs that didn't make it.






Steven Monday 16 February 2015 at 4:51 pm | | news
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