Central Banking

Riksbank to introduce new, more secure banknotes

On 15 March, Sweden's Riksbank will introduce new, more secure 50-krona and 1,000-krona banknotes.

The new banknotes will have largely the same appearance as the older versions, but will have several new security features making them more difficult to counterfeit. The older versions of these banknotes will continue to be legal tender.

The Riksbank is the first central bank in the world to use the security feature of motion (a moving image in the striped band) used on the new 1,000-krona banknot

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