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Encyclopedia > Norwegian banknotes

Norwegian banknotes are circulated, in addition to Norwegian coins, with a denomination of Norwegian kroner, as standard units of currency in Norway. Norwegian coins are in 2003 circulated, in addition to Norwegian banknotes, as the standard unit of currency in Norway, the Norwegian krone. ... Krone is the name of the currency used in Norway. ...


History

From 1877, after the establishment of the Scandinavian Monetary Union, and until present day, Norwegian banknotes have included 1000 kroner, 500 kroner, 100 kroner, and 50 kroner notes. In 1994 the first 200 kroner note was issued. 5 kroner and 10 kroner notes were also used from 1877, but these were replaced by coins in 1963 and 1983 respectively. 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Scandinavian Monetary Union (Swedish: Skandinaviska myntunionen, Danish: Skandinaviske møntunion) was a monetary union formed by Sweden and Denmark on May 5, 1873 by fixing their currencies against gold at par to each other. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


During world wars I and II and war aftermaths of 19171925 and 19401950 there was shortage of change, and so 1 krone and 2 kroner notes were printed as "coin notes". The WWI edition was rendered invalid in 1926, whereas the WWII edition was technically valid until 1999. For more details see the section on historical Norwegian banknotes below. WWI may be an acronym for: World War I World Wrestling Industry This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atom bomb. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


Current Norwegian banknotes

Series VII notes
50 kroner (1997), obverse
50 kroner (1997), reverse
50 kroner note (1997)
100 kroner (2003), obverse
100 kroner (2003), reverse
100 kroner note (2003)
200 kroner (2002), obverse
200 kroner (2002), reverse
200 kroner note (2002)
Larger image (1994):  obverse reverse
500 kroner (1999), obverse
500 kroner (1999), reverse
500 kroner note (1999)
1000 kroner (2001), obverse
1000 kroner (2001), reverse
1000 kroner note (2001)

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50 kroner note

The 50 kroner note (1997) portrays Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885), collector of folktales. Since 1999 the serial number has been printed with ultraviolet fluorescence. 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Peter Christian Asbjørnsen (1812-1885) was a Norwegian writer who together with Jørgen Moe compiled and edited an authoritative collection of Norwegian folk tales. ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1885 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Folklore is the ethnographic concept of the tales, legends, or superstitions current among a particular ethnic population, a part of the oral history of a particular culture. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is electromagnetic radiation of a wavelength shorter than that of the visible region, but longer than that of soft X-rays. ... Fluorescence induced by exposure to ultraviolet light in vials containing various sized Cadmium selenide (CdSe) quantum dots. ...


The previous edition (1984), still in circulation, portrays Aasmund Olavsson Vinje (1818-1879), poet, author, and proponent of Nynorsk. This was the first Norwegian banknote featuring the Nynorsk name of Norway, Noreg (compare with Bokmål: Norge). This page is about the year 1984. ... Aasmund Olavsson Vinje (1818-1879) was a famous Norwegian poet and journalist who is remembered for poetry, travel writing, and his pioneering use of nynorsk. ... 1818 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1879 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Nynorsk (new Norwegian) is one of the two officially sanctioned written standards of Norwegian. ... BokmÃ¥l (lit. ...


The wear and tear on the 50 kroner notes has become so harsh in recent years, possibly from people not regarding them as very valuable any more, so that their maintenance cost is becoming a problem for the Bank of Norway. The 50 kroner note may well be replaced by a 50 kroner coin, or retired altogether, in not too long. Norges bank is the central bank of Norway. ...


100 kroner note

The 100 kroner note (1997) portrays Kirsten Flagstad (1895-1962), opera singer and first director of the Norwegian National Opera. In 2003 this note was upgraded with a holographic metal foil stripe. Kirsten Flagstad The Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad (July 12, 1895 – December 7, 1962) was considered one of the greatest Wagnerian (dramatic) sopranos of the 20th century. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The foyer of Charles Garniers Opéra, Paris, opened 1875 Opera refers to a dramatic art form, originating in Europe, in which the emotional content is conveyed to the audience as much through music, both vocal and instrumental as it is through the lyrics. ... The Norwegian National Opera (Norwegian: Den Norske Opera) is the first fully professional company for opera and ballet in Norway. ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the photographic technique. ...


The previous edition (1979), still valid but not in circulation, portrays Camilla Collett (1813-1895), author, feminist activist, sister of author and poet Henrik Wergeland, and daughter of Nicolai Wergeland, priest and co-founder of the Norwegian constitution. Camilla actually replaced her brother from the 100 kroner note, where he had been the motif since 1949. This was the first Norwegian banknote featuring a woman. This page refers to the year 1979. ... Camilla Collett (Jacobine) Camilla Collett , née Wergeland (January 23, 1813 - March 6, Norwegian writer, commonly referred to as the first Norwegian feminist. ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Feminism is a diverse collection of social theories, political movements, and moral philosophies, largely motivated by or concerning the experiences of women, especially in terms of their social, political, and economic situation. ... Henrik Wergeland Henrik Arnold Wergeland (June 17, 1808–July 12, 1845) was a Norwegian poet and prose writer, born in Kristiansand. ... Roman Catholic priest LCDR Allen R. Kuss (USN) aboard USS Enterprise A priest or priestess is a holy man or woman who takes an officiating role in worship of any religion, with the distinguishing characteristic of offering sacrifices. ... The Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll, 1814. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ...


200 kroner note

After considerable inflation during the 1970s and 1980s ([1]), there was need for a denomination between 100 kroner and 1000 kroner in addition to 500 kroner, and so the first Norwegian 200 kroner note was issued in 1994. It portrays Kristian Birkeland (1867-1917), magnetism researcher, inventor, and co-founder of Norsk Hydro. In 2002 this note was upgraded with a holographic metal foil stripe. The 1970s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1970 and 1979. ... The 1980s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1980 and 1989. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Kristian Birkeland Kristian Birkeland (December 13, 1867 - June 15, 1917) was born in Christiania (Oslo today) and wrote his first scientific paper at the age of 18. ... 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... In physics, magnetism is one of the phenomena by which materials exert an attractive or repulsive force on other materials. ... Norsk Hydro ASA is a Norwegian oil and energy and integrated aluminium company, headquartered in Oslo. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The front of the 200 kroner note ( click here for large image) shows a portrait of Kristian Birkeland against a stylized pattern of the aurora borealis and a very large snowflake. Birkeland's terrella experiment, which consisted of a small, magnetized sphere representing the Earth suspended in an evacuated box, is shown on the left. When subjected to an electron beam a glow of light would appear around the magnetic poles of the terrella, simulating the aurora. No file by this name exists; you can upload it. ... Aurora borealis Polar aurorae are optical phenomena characterized by colorful displays of light in the night sky. ... Snow crystal A snowflake is an aggregate of snow crystals that form while falling in and below a cloud. ... Categories: Stub ... Earth, also known as Terra, and (mostly in the 19th century) Tellus, is the third-closest planet to the Sun. ... For other uses, see vacuum cleaner and Vacuum (musical group). ... A charged particle beam is a group of electrically charged particles that have approximately the same kinetic energy and move in approximately the same direction. ... Magnetic lines of force of a bar magnet shown by iron filings on paper A magnet is an object that has a magnetic field. ...


The back of the 200 kroner note ( click here for large image) shows a map of the north polar regions including Scandinavia to the right and northern Canada to the left. A ring encircling the magnetic dip pole (located near Resolute, Canada) symbolizes the location of auroral phenomena including the satellite-determined statistical location of Birkeland currents. Birkeland's original depiction of field-aligned currents published in 1908 is shown in the lower right corner. No file by this name exists; you can upload it. ... Scandinavia, Fennoscandia, and the Kola Peninsula. ... Resolute (Qausuittuq) is a small town on Cornwallis Island in Nunavut, Canada, along the shore of Resolute Bay and the Northwest Passage. ... The aurora on Jupiter, powered by Jovian Birkeland currents [Ref. ... 1908 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


500 kroner note

The 500 kroner note (1999) portrays Sigrid Undset (1882-1949), author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1927. The note features a holographic metal foil stripe and other security measures. 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Sigrid Undset as photographed by Carl Van Vechten in 1927. ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... The Nobel Prize in literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of Alfred Nobel, produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


The previous edition (1991), still in circulation, portrays Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), world-renowned national romantic composer and pianist. 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edvard Hagerup Grieg (June 15, 1843–September 4, 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A Norwegian movement between 1840 and 1867 in art, literature, and popular culture that emphasized the aesthetics of Norwegian nature and the uniqueness of the Norwegian national identity. ...


The use of the 500 kroner note has increased in recent years, especially after it was introduced to automatic teller machines along with the 200 kroner note. Conversely, the 100 kroner note has been partly displaced from ATMs, and its use has decreased. [2] Outdoor ATMs may be free-standing, like this kiosk, or built into the side of banks or other buildings An automatic teller machine or automated teller machine (ATM) is an electronic device that allows a banks customers to make cash withdrawals and check their account balances without the need...


1000 kroner note

The 1000 kroner note (2001) portrays Edvard Munch (1863-1944), expressionist painter and graphic artist. The note features a holographic metal foil stripe and other security measures. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Edvard munch was a famous pornstar. ... 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... On White II by Wassily Kandinsky, 1923. ...


The previous edition (1990), still in circulation, portrays Christian Magnus Falsen (1782-1830), a co-founder of the Norwegian constitution. For the Temptations album, see 1990 (Temptations album) MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll, 1814. ...


The most valuable Norwegian banknote has always been the 1000 kroner note, but its value has been decimated during the years. In 100 years from 1904 to 2004 the value of 1000 kroner has decreased 55−fold, from more than 4000 breads to less than 70 breads. (The price of a bread in 2004 was approximately 15 kroner, and the consumer price index in said period increased from 2.0 to 113.3. [3]) 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... French bread has a somewhat rigid crust. ... In economics, a Consumer Price Index (CPI, also retail price index) is a statistical measure of a weighted average of prices of a specified set of goods and services purchased by wage earners in urban areas. ...


Historical Norwegian banknotes

All Norwegian notes issued since 1877 are listed below in reverse chronological order. The notes have been issued in series starting with series I in 1877 and going on series VII from 1994. As of 2005 series VII and series VI are valid, although series VI is partly out of circulation. 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The world wars created great need for cash. In 1917 a law was passed to allow for 1 krone and 2 kroner "coin notes" in response to a pledge from the Bank of Norway to the Ministry of Finance: A world war is a military conflict affecting the majority of the worlds major nations. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Norges bank is the central bank of Norway. ...

The board of directors at the Bank of Norway has in writing on the 8th September of 1917 informed the Ministry that the shortage of change has now become outright intolerable. One company after another complain that they cannot arrange the agreed salaries for their workers, and the merchants cannot change their customers' banknotes. [4]

Subsequently coin notes were printed until 1925 but were invalidated already in 1926 when the economy had stabilised after World War I. 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... World War I was primarily a European conflict with many facets: immense human sacrifice, stalemate trench warfare, and the use of new, devastating weapons - tanks, aircraft, machine guns, and poison gas World War I, also known as the First World War, the Great War, the War of the Nations and...


Coin notes of 1 krone and 2 kroner were also printed during World War II (194045) and up until 1950. These were not invalidated after the war. However, the complete series II printed 1901−45 was rendered invalid on 9 September 1945 and those who could not readily justify their amount of cash were only given limited compensation in new money. This was done to diminish the impact of war profiteering. World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atom bomb. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... The act of price gouging in an undersupplied market. ...


5 kroner and 10 kroner notes were used from 1877 but were replaced by coins in 1963 and 1983, respectively, based on cost-benefit analyses. 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Apart from the WWI coin notes in 1926 and the series II notes in 1945, all Norwegian banknotes from series I through series V, including 5 kroner and 10 kroner notes, plus the WWII coin notes, were technically valid – i.e. convertible at the Bank of Norway – all the way until 1998 (series I) and 1999 (series III, IV, V, and the WWII coin notes). The 1000 kroner and 500 kroner notes of series V were valid until 2001 and 2002 respectively. 1998(MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Series VII notes (1994-)

Value Printed Invalid Main obverse motif Main reverse motif
1,000 kr 2001 - Edvard Munch, painter Excerpt from Munch's wall painting The Sun
500 kr 1999 - Sigrid Undset, author, Nobel laureate A wreath symolising volume 1 The Wreath from Undset's trilogy Kristin Lavransdatter
200 kr 1994 - Kristian Birkeland, scientist The north pole region with aurora borealis
100 kr 1997 - Kirsten Flagstad, opera singer Main hall of the Norwegian National Opera
50 kr 1997− - Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, folktale collector Water lilies in tarn, inspired by the folktale Summer night in Krogskoven

2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Edvard munch was a famous pornstar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Sigrid Undset as photographed by Carl Van Vechten in 1927. ... A wreath is a ring made of flowers, leaves, and sometimes fruits, used as an ornament, hanging on a wall or door, or resting on a table. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Kristian Birkeland Kristian Birkeland (December 13, 1867 - June 15, 1917) was born in Christiania (Oslo today) and wrote his first scientific paper at the age of 18. ... The North Pole is the northernmost point on any planet. ... Aurora borealis Polar aurorae are optical phenomena characterized by colorful displays of light in the night sky. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kirsten Flagstad The Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad (July 12, 1895 – December 7, 1962) was considered one of the greatest Wagnerian (dramatic) sopranos of the 20th century. ... The Norwegian National Opera (Norwegian: Den Norske Opera) is the first fully professional company for opera and ballet in Norway. ... Peter Christian Asbjørnsen (1812-1885) was a Norwegian writer who together with Jørgen Moe compiled and edited an authoritative collection of Norwegian folk tales. ... Genera Barclaya Wall. ... Tarn is a département in the Midi-Pyrénées région in the south-west of France, named after the Tarn River. ... Folklore is the ethnographic concept of the tales, legends, or superstitions current among a particular ethnic population, a part of the oral history of a particular culture. ...

Series VI notes (1979-2001)

Value Printed Invalid Main obverse motif Main reverse motif
1,000 kr 19902001 2012 Christian Magnus Falsen, constitution co-founder 1600s oven plate
500 kr 19912000 2011 Edvard Grieg, composer, pianist Old flower ornament
100 kr 197997 2008 Camilla Collett, author 1400s silver buckle
50 kr 1985−97 2008 Aasmund Olavsson Vinje, author, poet Detail from the Hylestad church portal

For the Temptations album, see 1990 (Temptations album) MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2012 (MMXII) is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: 1600s ... An oven is an enclosed compartment for heating, baking or drying. ... Plate has several meanings: A plate electrode in a vacuum tube. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2011 (MMXI) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edvard Hagerup Grieg (June 15, 1843–September 4, 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist. ... Wildflowers Flower (Latin flos, floris; French fleur), a term popularly used for the bloom or blossom of a plant, is the reproductive structure of those plants classified as angiosperms (flowering plants; Division Magnoliophyta). ... Ornament is frequently used to denote: An element of decoration. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is a Leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Camilla Collett (Jacobine) Camilla Collett , née Wergeland (January 23, 1813 - March 6, Norwegian writer, commonly referred to as the first Norwegian feminist. ... Events and Trends Categories: 1400s ... General Name, Symbol, Number silver, Ag, 47 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 5, d Appearance lustrous white metal Atomic mass 107. ... For the English historian, see Henry Thomas Buckle A buckle is a clasp used for fastening two things together, such as the ends of a belt, or for retaining the end of a strap. ... This article is about the year. ... Aasmund Olavsson Vinje (1818-1879) was a famous Norwegian poet and journalist who is remembered for poetry, travel writing, and his pioneering use of nynorsk. ...

Series V notes (1962-85)

Value Printed Invalid Main obverse motif Main reverse motif
1,000 kr 197581 2001 Henrik Ibsen, playwright Peder Balke's painting Lighthouse at Vardø
500 kr 197885 2002 Niels Henrik Abel, mathematician Original main buildings of the University of Oslo
100 kr 196277 1999 Henrik Wergeland, author, poet Oscar Wergeland's painting Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll
50 kr 196683 1999 Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, author, Nobel laureate Borgund stave church
10 kr 197284 1999 Fridtjof Nansen, humanist, Nobel laureate Nils Flakstad's sculpture The Fisherman

1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Henrik Johan Ibsen (March 20, 1828–May 23, 1906) was an influential Norwegian playwright who was largely responsible for the rise of the modern realistic drama. ... County Finnmark Landscape Municipality NO-2002 Administrative centre Vardø Mayor (2003) Rolf Einar Mortensen (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 183 600 km² 586 km² 0. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Niels Henrik Abel (August 5, 1802–April 6, 1829), Norwegian mathematician, was born in Finnøy. ... The University of Oslo (Universitetet i Oslo, in Latin Universitas Osloensis) was founded in 1811 as Universitas Regia Fredericiana (the Royal Frederick University, norwegian ), modelled after the recently established University of Berlin. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Henrik Wergeland Henrik Arnold Wergeland (June 17, 1808–July 12, 1845) was a Norwegian poet and prose writer, born in Kristiansand. ... The Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll, 1814. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Bjørnstjerne Martinus Bjørnson (December 8, 1832–April 26, 1910) was a Norwegian author and Nobel Prize in Literature winner in 1903. ... Stave church in Borgund Borgund stave church (Borgund stavkyrkje) is a stave church located in Lærdal, Norway. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... This page is about the year 1984. ... Fridtjof Nansen Fridtjof Nansen (born October 10, 1861 in Store Frøen, near Kristiania, now Oslo - died May 13, 1930 in Lysaker, outside Oslo) was a Norwegian explorer, scientist and diplomat. ...

Series IV notes (1948-76)

Value Printed Invalid Main obverse motif Main reverse motif
1,000 kr 194975 1999 Henrik Ibsen, playwright Edvard Munch's painting The Tale
500 kr 194876 1999 Niels Henrik Abel, mathematician Purpose-made industrial motif by Reidar Aulie
100 kr 1949−62 1999 Henrik Wergeland, author, poet Erik Werenskiold's painting Timber Rafters
50 kr 195065 1999 Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, author, Nobel laureate Hugo Lous Mohr's painting Harvesting Cereal
10 kr 195473 1999 Christian Michelsen, shipowner, Prime Minister 1905−1907 Ships making headway, from drawing by Henrik Sørensen, and the god Mercury
5 kr 195563 1999 Fridtjof Nansen, humanist, Nobel laureate Fishing village in Lofoten, from painting by Axel Revold

1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Edvard munch was a famous pornstar. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Timber rafting is arguably the second cheapest method of transportation of timber, next after log driving. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... Cereal crops are mostly grasses cultivated for their edible seeds (actually a fruit called a caryopsis). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Peter Christian Hersleb Kjerschow Michelsen (March 15, 1857 – June 29, 1925) was a Norwegian statesman. ... Mercury is a god, also known as the god of trade, profit and commerce. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Reine, Lofoten, seen from top of Reinebringen (June, 2003). ...

Series III notes (1945-55)

Value Printed Invalid Main obverse motif Main reverse motif
1,000 kr 194549 1999 Wilhelm Frimann Koren Christie, Speaker of the Storting 1815 and 1818 Nidaros Cathedral
500 kr (not included)
100 kr 1945−50 1999 Norwegian Coat of Arms «Bank of Norway» and denomination
50 kr 1945−51 1999 Norwegian Coat of Arms «Bank of Norway» and denomination
10 kr 1945−54 1999 Norwegian Coat of Arms Denomination
5 kr 1945−55 1999 Norwegian Coat of Arms «Bank of Norway» and denomination

1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Picture of the Nidaros Cathedral in 1857. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Coat of Arms of Norway is one of the oldest in Europe. ... Norges bank is the central bank of Norway. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Series II notes (1901-45)

Value Printed Invalid Main obverse motif Main reverse motif
1,000 kr 190145 1945 Wilhelm Frimann Koren Christie and Peder Wessel Tordenskiold, admiral Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim
500 kr 1901−45 1945 Christie Akershus Castle in Oslo
100 kr 1901−45 1945 Christie and Tordenskiold Håkon's Hall in Bergen
50 kr 1901−45 1945 Christie Constituent Assembly Building at Eidsvoll
10 kr 1901−45 1945 Christie and Tordenskiold An Olav Rose
5 kr 1901−45 1945 Christie An Olav Rose

1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Peter Wessel Tordenskjold 1691-1720 Peter Wessel Tordenskjold, also known as Peter Wessel, Peder Tordenskjold, or Peter Tordenskiold, (October 28, 1691-1720), was an eminent Norwegian naval hero in the service of the Kingdom of Denmark-Norway. ... Picture of the Nidaros Cathedral in 1857. ... County Sør-Trøndelag Landscape Municipality NO-1601 Administrative centre Trondheim Mayor (2005) Rita Ottervik (A) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 258 342 km² 322 km² 0. ... Akershus Fortress (Akershus Festning) is the old castle built to protect Oslo, the capital of Norway. ... County Oslo NO-03 Landscape Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... Bergenhus is a borough of the city of Bergen, Norway. ... County Hordaland Landscape Midhordland Municipality NO-1201 Administrative centre Bergen Mayor (2004) Herman Friele (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 215 465 km² 445 km² 0. ... The Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll, 1814. ... County Akershus Landscape Romerike Municipality NO-0237 Administrative centre Sundet Mayor (2005) Arild Sandahl (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 222 457 km² 385 km² 0. ... Olav Tryggvason (969 - September 9, 1000) was a great-grandson of Harald Hairfair He began his meteoric career in exile as his ancestors fled from the executions of the royal family by Eric Bloodaxe. ...

Series I notes (1877-1901)

Value Printed Invalid Main obverse motif Main reverse motif
1,000 kr 18771901 1998 Oscar II, king of Sweden and Norway Denomination
500 kr 1877−1901 1998 Oscar II Denomination
100 kr 1877−1901 1998 Oscar II Denomination
50 kr 1877−1901 1998 Oscar II Denomination
10 kr 1877−1901 1998 Oscar II Denomination
5 kr 1877−1901 1998 Oscar II Denomination

1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1998(MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Oscar II (Oscar Fredrik) (January 21, 1829 – December 8, 1907) was King of Sweden and Norway from 1872 until his death. ...

"Coin notes" (1917-50)

Value Printed Invalid Main obverse motif Main reverse motif
2 kr 194050 1999 «Bank of Norway» and denomination Denomination
1 kr 1940−50 1999 «Bank of Norway» and denomination Denomination
2 kr 191825 1926 «Bank of Norway» and denomination Norwegian Coat of Arms on an Olav Rose
1 kr 1917−25 1926 «Bank of Norway» and denomination Norwegian Coat of Arms on an Olav Rose

Source: Bank of Norway 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Norges bank is the central bank of Norway. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Coat of Arms of Norway is one of the oldest in Europe. ... Olav Tryggvason (969 - September 9, 1000) was a great-grandson of Harald Hairfair He began his meteoric career in exile as his ancestors fled from the executions of the royal family by Eric Bloodaxe. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ...


See also

Norwegian coins are in 2003 circulated, in addition to Norwegian banknotes, as the standard unit of currency in Norway, the Norwegian krone. ... Krone is the name of the currency used in Norway. ...

External links

  • Detailed information on Norwegian banknotes (Bank of Norway)

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