Accept cookies Danmarks Nationalbank uses cookies to monitor traffic on our website. This allows us to improve our website and make it more accessible to users. Therefore, we would like you to accept cookies on Danmarks Nationalbank's website. You can delete our cookies at any time.   More about cookies

About us Tasks Notes and coins Euro Monetary policy Market info Statistics Government debt
<< Home / Notes and coins / Danish banknotes 1997 series
News service Site map Dansk   Search Log on
Financial stability Press room Publications Rules
Back to the frontpage

Danish banknotes 2009-2011 series


Danish banknotes 1997 series


50-krone


100-krone


200-krone


500-krone


1,000-krone


Danish banknotes since 1945


Reproduction of banknotes and coins


Counterfeiting


Denmark's coin series


Exchange of coins


Film about Danish coins


Thematic coins


Banknotes and coins in figures


The Faroese banknote series


Coin and banknote exhibition


Danmarks Nationalbank | | |QR code for mobile units

Danish banknotes 1997 series


24 May 2011 the 1,000-krone banknote was issued as the fifth and final banknote in the Danish banknote 2009 series that replaced the former 1997 series.

Link to Denmark's banknote 1997 series


The 1997 series of banknotes was introduced over a period of two years, from 1997 to 1999. In the years 2002 to 2005 the banknote series was upgraded with two new security features - a hologram and fluorescent colours. In 2006, Danmarks Nationalbank initiated the process to design a new Danish banknote series to replace the existing series.The key motif on the face of each banknote is a portrait of an individual who made a significant contribution to Danish art or science. The motifs on the reverse of the banknotes are inspired by stone reliefs from Danish churches dating from just after the introduction of Christianity.

Tradition and innovation
The banknote series is of a contemporary design that is nonetheless firmly rooted in Danish banknote tradition. This is to ensure that the holder will instantly recognise the notes as banknotes. True to tradition, the portrait on the face of each banknote is an important element.

Banknotes of the same height
All banknotes in the series are of the same height, but with a difference in length of 10 mm between each denomination. The fact that they are all of the same height facilitates machine counting and sorting. At the same time, the variations in length make it possible for the blind and the sight-impaired to distinguish each denomination.

Banknotes issued after 1945 can be exchanged
All banknotes issued after 1945 are exchanged at face value by Danmarks Nationalbank.






Last update: 05/25/2012

 
More information
Read by others
 


Danmarks Nationalbank
Havnegade 5
DK - 1093
Copenhagen K
Denmark
Contact us Disclaimer