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Metal kronas and a Ore - modern coins of Sweden

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  • Sweden, Kingdom
  • Krona sweden
  • Stockholm
  • of 411 620 sq. km
  • the Swedish (state)
  • SE (SWE) 752

Kingdom Sweden Monetary unit is the krona which is equal to 100 Ore. In the cash circulation there are coins in nominal value 1, 5, 10 crowns.

The Kingdom Sweden is member country the European union .

Shortage of metal during the Second World War has led to changes in production of the Swedish coins. During the period between 1940 and 1947 for years have been manufactured nickel-bronze of a coin 10, 25 and 50 Ore. In 1942 the silver contents of other coins has been reduced. The silver coin of 5 kronas was manufactured in 1954, 1955 and 1971, on style 1 to modern coins 1 and 2 kronas.

In 1972 in the circulation there was a new coin of 5 kronas, the smaller size from a Copper-Nickel. In 1971 of a coin to 1 and 2 Ore, and also 2 kronas have terminated to manufacture. In 1982 Copper-Nickel coins 10, 25 both 50 Ore and 1 krona have been entered. The size of a coin to 5 Ore was it is reduced in 1972. In 1984 production of coins to 5 and 25 Ore, and then and 10 Ore in 1991 has ceased. In 1992 has been manufactured aluminium and brass ("Northern gold") a coin of 10 kronas.

In March, 2009 the government of Sweden has decided to terminate production of a coin to 50 Ore which since October, 2010 any more is not a lawful legal tender. As the reason of a conclusion from the circulation of the this coin its low buying power, increase in production and distribution of cost and that fact acts that coins cannot be used at payment in metres of a parking of cars and slot machines.

Nominal value: 1 krona
Stamping: 2003
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 1 krona  of Sweden the Reverse of 1 krona  of Sweden
Nominal value: 5 kronas
Stamping: 2008
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 kronas of Sweden the Reverse of 5 kronas of Sweden
Nominal value: 10 kronas
Stamping: 1991
the Material: Aluminum and brass an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 kronas of Sweden the Reverse of 10 kronas of Sweden

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