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Danish krone - Currency

The krone is the official currency of Denmark, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands, introduced on 1 January 1875. Both the ISO code "DKK" and currency sign "kr." are in common use; the former precedes the value, the latter in some contexts follows it.

Danish Krone


Denmark - Danish krone

1 Danish krone = 100 ore

International designation: DKK

Denomination banknotes in circulation: 50, 100,200,500 and 1000 crowns

Value of coins in circulation: 25.50 era and 1,2,5,10 and 20 kroner


The country is notable enough and developed, so it is worth to point out that the development of the monetary system is not as strong and progressive.

Naturally the country has been a circulation of coins that were made both within the country and abroad. The result was quite sad, in a country long delayed monetary system money, but about the design and manufacture of more advanced monetary system was not the question.

Yet there was a need and developed a very bad monetary system, which is not held out a year, as had almost no security features. But after the first painful experience in the country have paid more attention to the creation of the monetary system.

And after a certain amount of time in the country there was an interesting monetary system.

The first time was put into circulation in 1873. It is worth pointing out that this system was designed more responsibly.

Currently, we are able to use a modification of the currency.


It is worth pointing out that the country's monetary system has been developed is very interesting, color say that the currency of work are true professionals, but it is still not much stands out against other currencies.

50 kroons. The front side shows the writer Karen Blixen, on the reverse - a centaur with a stone relief of the church on the island Landet Tosinge.

100 kroons. The front side features the composer and conductor Carl Nielsen, on the reverse - a basilisk from the church Tommerby in Thisted, North Jutland.

200 kroons. The front side shows the Danish Royal Theatre actress Johanna Louise Geyberg on the back - a lion with the apse of the cathedral city of Viborg.

500 kroons. On the obverse physicist Niels Bohr, on the reverse - a knight in armor and a dragon with a stone relief of the church in North Jutland Lihme.

1000 kroons. The front side shows the artists wife Anna and Michael Anker, on the back - the scene of the tournament with a burial monument in the church in North Bislev


It should also say that the nominal value of the currency indicated on each side, in addition, we note the difference in size, because the currency has a different size depending on the nominal value.

For convenience, there is in circulation as coinage.


The country has attracted many travelers, so the tourist business rather intensively, but it is worth mentioning that for the tourists, just need to familiarize yourself with the monetary system of the country, before they enter the territory.

It should say that to change the currency is only in strictly designated areas, the exchange risk on the street is not necessary, that would not expose themselves to the work of fraudsters.