Tuesday, November 18, 2008


Iceland 10 kronur 29.03.1961 (issued 1981 - 1986)
Front Design: Arngrímur Jónsson, 1568 - June 27, 1648)
Back Design: Household scene based on Auguste Mayer's drawing

This is a expired 10 Icelandic Krónar bill note. The first notes issued in 1885 by the Lansssjod Islands were in denominations of 5, 10 and 50 krónur. In 1904, the Bank of Iceland (Íslands Banki) took over note production and introduced 100 króna notes. In 1921, the Rikissjod Islands began issuing paper money, with notes for 1, 5, 10 and 50 krónur.

In 1929, another bank, the Landsbanki Íslands took over issuance of denominations of 5 krónur and above, with the Rikissjod Islands continuing to issue 1 króna notes until 1947. The Landsbanki Íslands introduced 500 króna notes in 1935, followed by 25and 1000 króna notes in 1957.

In 1961, the Seðlabanki Íslands became the central bank of Iceland and started issuing paper money, in denominations of 10, 25, 100, 500, 1000 and 5000 krónur
*information obtained from: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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