Central Banking

Sweden picks famous faces for new banknotes


The Riksbank on Wednesday revealed the motifs set to adorn the country's new banknotes. The central bank's general council decided that author Astrid Lingren, singer Evert Taube, actress Greta Garbo, director, writer and producer Ingmar Bergman, singer Birgit Nilsson and former UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld, will be pictured on the notes.

Riksbank issued a report on March 10 outlining plans and reasons for the reissuance of the banknote and coin series in Sweden. The main reasons given

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: