Currency of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Although they share the name, it is a different currency of slightly different value in each country. 1 krone is 100 øre.

The krone is printed in the following values in Norway:

Coins:50 øre, 1 krone, 5 kroner, 10 kroner, 20 kroner

Bills:50 kroner, 100 kroner, 200 kroner, 500 kroner, 1000 kroner

An US dollar will get you about 8 Norwegian kroner today, about the same amount of Danish and Swedish.

is the money used in Denmark (DKK), Sweden (SEK) and Norway (NOK). Although they are called the same, Krone, they aren't worth quite the same. The Norwegian Krone is worth the most, Danish second and the Swedish is the weakest.

In all the three countries the money is: Krone and Øre.
100 Øre equals 1 Krone.

In Denmark they have:
25øre, 50øre, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 Kr Coins
and
50, 100, 200, 500, 1000kr bills

In Norway they have:
50 øre, 1, 5, 10 and 20 Krone coins
and
50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 Krone bills

In Sweden they have:
50 øre, 1, 5, 10 krone coins
and
50, 100, 1000 krone bills

The Danish Currency is called kroner, which in English means Crowns.
1 krone = 100 øre.
Usually kroner is abbreviated into kr.
Krone ( singular )
Kroner ( plural )
The ISO short form of Danish Kroner is DKK
As of dec. 18 2001, 100kr. was worth:
$ 12.134
€ 13.439
£ 8.323
DM 26.28
¥ 1553.57
The Danish national bank has issued the following coins and notes:
Coins:
25 øre, 50 øre ( 97% copper, 2.5% zink and 0,5% pewter )
1kr. 2kr. 5kr. ( 75% copper and 25% nickel )
10kr. 20kr. ( 92% copper, 6% aluminium and 2% nickel )
Notes:
50kr. front image: Karen Blixen, back image: stone centaur.
100kr. front image: Carl Nielsen, back image: stone basilisk.
200kr. front image: Johanne Luise Heiberg, back image: stone lion.
500kr. front image: Niels Bohr, back image: man and a dragon.
1000kr. front image: Anna and Michael Ancher, back image: turnament scene.

Kro"ne (?), n.[Dan.]

A coin of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, of the value of about twenty-eight cents. See Crown, n., 9.

 

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