DKK – Danish Krone

Monetary System

1 Danish krone (DKK) = 100 øre

Danish National Bank
Danmarks Nationalbank and Allierede Overkommando

The legal basis for the Danmarks Nationalbank (Danish: Banknote Printing Works, DN) was brought up to date and the Royal Charter of 1818 was replaced on 7 April 1936 by the Danmarks Nationalbank Act, whereby the bank was restructured from a limited liability company to an independent institution.For more information, visit www.nationalbanken.dk.

2020 Issue

These notes were designed by the artist Karin Birgitte Lund and have Danish bridges and prehistoric finds as their motifs.

Description: 500.00 DKK – Danish Krone Size: 155 x 72 mm

Blue and brown. Front: Danish text; bronze pail holographic patch; denomination as registration device; Dronning Alexandrines Bro (Queen Alexandrine Bridge) across Ulvsund, connecting Kalvehave on South Zealand with island of Møn. Back: Danish text; 4th-centrury bronze pail from Keldby on island of Møn; map. Solid security thread and red windowed Motion security thread. Watermark: Wooden Viking ship hull from Skuldelev in Roskilde Fiord and electrotype 500. Printer: (Oberthur Fiduciairie). 155 x 72 mm. Paper.

2009 – 2016 Issue

These notes were designed by the artist Karin Birgitte Lund and have Danish bridges and prehistoric finds as their motifs.

Description: 50.00 DKK – Danish Krone Size: 125 x 72mm

Purple. Front: Danish text; Skarpsalling vessel holographic patch; clouds and Sallingsundbroen (Sallingsund Bridge) linking the peninsula of Salling to the Liim Fiord island of Mors. Back: Danish text; Skarpsalling vessel in a field; map of Sallingsund and Skarp Salling in northern Denmark. Solid security thread and windowed Motion security thread. Watermark: Wooden Viking ship hull from Skuldelev in Roskilde Fiord and electrotype 50. Printer: (Banknote Printing Works). 125 x 72 mm. Paper.

Description: 100.00 DKK – Danish Krone Size: 135 x 72 mm

Orangey-yellow. Front: Danish text; Hindsgavl dagger holographic patch; Den Gamle Lillebæltsbro (Old Little Belt Bridge) linking Erritsø in Jutland to Middelfart on Funen. Back: Danish text; flint-knapped fish-tail design Stone Age dagger from Hindsgavl peninsula; trees and field; map. Solid security thread and windowed Motion security thread. Watermark: Wooden Viking ship hull from Skuldelev in Roskilde Fiord and electrotype 100. Printer: (Banknote Printing Works). 135 x 72 mm. Paper.

Description: 200.00 DKK – Danish Krone Size: 145 x 72 mm

Green and purple. Front: Danish text; belt plate holographic patch; Knippelsbro (Knippels Bridge) linking Slotsholmen to Christianshavn in Copenhagen. Back: Danish text; Langstrup belt plate; lake with lily pads; map. Solid security thread and windowed Motion security thread. Watermark: Wooden Viking ship hull from Skuldelev in Roskilde Fiord and electrotype 200. Printer: (Banknote Printing Works). 145 x 72 mm. Paper.

Description: 500.00 DKK – Danish Krone Size: 155 x 72 mm

Blue and brown. Front: Danish text; bronze pail holographic patch; Dronning Alexandrines Bro (Queen Alexandrine Bridge) across Ulvsund, connecting Kalvehave on South Zealand with island of Møn. Back: Danish text; 4th-centrury bronze pail from Keldby on island of Møn; map. Solid security thread and windowed Motion security thread. Watermark: Wooden Viking ship hull from Skuldelev in Roskilde Fiord and electrotype 500. Printer: (Banknote Printing Works). 155 x 72 mm. Paper.

Description: 1,000.00 DKK – Danish Krone Size: 165 x 72 mm

Red and green. Front: Danish text; sun chariot holographic patch; Storebæltsbroen (Great Belt Bridge) connecting Sprogø to Zealand. Back: Danish text; sun chariot; map. Solid security thread and windowed Motion security thread. Watermark: Wooden Viking ship hull from Skuldelev in Roskilde Fiord and electrotype 1000. Printer: (Banknote Printing Works). 165 x 72 mm. Paper.