Notes and coins

The Riksbank is responsible for providing Swedish banknotes and coins. The Riksbank supplies cash to (and receives cash from) the banks. The banks, or their agents, then distribute the cash to the retail trade and the general public.

Invalid banknotes

Picture of invalid banknotes whitout foil strips

After 31 December 2013, the older versions of the 50 and 1,000-krona banknotes (without foil strip) became invalid. This means that it is no longer possible to make payments using these banknotes.


The Riksbank can redeem the invalid banknotes, for an administration fee of SEK 100.


Redeeming invalid banknotes

New notes and coins

Sweden to have new banknotes and coins, starting from 2015. The new notes will have new motifs and improved security features. The new coins will be smaller and lighter.


New notes and coins


Adjustment of equipment to the new Swedish banknotes

If you have equipment that handles banknotes you will need to adjust it to deal with the new banknotes that will begin to be introduced in 2015. It is already possible to get versions of the new banknotes from the Riksbank that you can use to adjust your equipment.


More information on the adjustment of equipment to the new Swedish banknotes.


New notes and coins