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Grieg loses his value. Norwegian currency featuring people such as Edvard Grieg is being replaced, Norges Bank announces. The move applies to series VI 50, 100, 500, and 1,000-kroner denominations portraying Aasmund Olavsson Vinje, Camilla Collett, Edvard Grieg and Christian Magnus Falsen, respectively. Whilst the famous Norwegian composer might be no longer worthy of note, Camilla Collett was the first woman portrayed on a Norwegian banknote and has been there since 1977.

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Grieg loses his value

Published on Thursday, 9th February, 2012 at 13:20 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .
Last Updated on 9th February 2012 at 15:52.

Norwegian currency featuring people such as Edvard Grieg is being replaced, Norges Bank announces.

500 kroner note showing Edward Grieg
500 kroner note showing Edward Grieg
Photo: Norges Bank


The move applies to series VI 50, 100, 500, and 1,000-kroner denominations portraying Aasmund Olavsson Vinje, Camilla Collett, Edvard Grieg and Christian Magnus Falsen, respectively.

Whilst the famous Norwegian composer might be no longer worthy of note, Camilla Collett was the first woman portrayed on a Norwegian banknote and has been there since 1977.

It is believed that around 771 million kroner of series VI is still in circulation. Norges Bank is encouraging people to exchange their old banknotes by the 1st November deadline.

“It’s easiest to go to the bank and see if they still accept the old money. Otherwise, the money can be exchanged at Norges Bank in Oslo or at depots in Stavanger, Bergen Trondheim and Tromsø,” Norges Bank’s Trond Ekland told NRK.

The bank announced less than a month ago that the 50-øre coin will stop being legal tender from 01st May.



Published on Thursday, 9th February, 2012 at 13:20 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .
Last updated on 9th February 2012 at 15:52.

This post has the following tags: edwardgrieg, norwaycentralbank, norgesbankcurrency.





  
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