Central Banking

Norway releases coin to mark anniversary of suffrage

suffrage-coin

The Norges Bank today (September 6) announced the issuance of a 10 krone special edition circulation coin, as part of celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the Norwegian parliament's decision to extend universal suffrage to include women.

The Norwegian central bank asked seven candidates to compete for the design of the coin's reverse. The winning design, with the motto 'Joining forces', is by illustrator and graphic designer Siri Dokken.

The left side of the coin features four female fig

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