21st century

All coins minted during the 21st century are legal tender.  

4,000-krona commemorative coin in gold, the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling on 19 June 2010

Denomination              SEK 4,000      
Metal Gold 900/1000    
Weight 12 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold 4 370 coins


The artist is Ernst Nordin, who is a renowned artist in the fields of coins, medallions and sculpture. The coin is minted by AB Myntverket in Eskilstuna.

The obverse carries a portrait of the bridal couple and the text “KRONPRINSESSAN VICTORIA PRINS DANIEL” (Crown Princess Victoria Prince Daniel), in addition to the date of the wedding, 19 June 2010. The designer’s initials (“EN”) appear to the right of the portrait of the bridal couple.

The reverse carries Crown Princess Victoria’s coat of arms. Below this appears the text “SVERIGE” (Sweden), the denomination of the coin, the initials of the Governor of the Riksbank (“SI”) and the first letter of the place of issue ("S"). Butterflies are also depicted on the reverse, an image representing joy and happiness, and also the bridal pair's future home, Haga Palace.


The coin has a smooth edge.

300-krona commemorative coin in silver, the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling on 19 June 2010

Denomination              SEK 300      
Metal Silver 925/1000    
Weight 27,03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold 12 020 coins

The artist is Ernst Nordin, who is a renowned artist in the fields of coins, medallions and sculpture. The coin is minted by AB Myntverket in Eskilstuna.
 
The obverse carries a portrait of the bridal couple and the text “KRONPRINSESSAN VICTORIA PRINS DANIEL” (Crown Princess Victoria Prince Daniel), in addition to the date of the wedding, 19 June 2010. The designer’s initials (“EN”) appear to the right of the portrait of the bridal couple.

The reverse carries Crown Princess Victoria’s coat of arms. Below this appears the text “SVERIGE” (Sweden), the denomination of the coin, the initials of the Governor of the Riksbank (“SI”) and the first letter of the place of issue ("S"). Butterflies are also depicted on the reverse, an image representing joy and happiness, and also the bridal pair's future home, Haga Palace.

The coin has a smooth edge.

2 000-krona commemorative coin in gold, Selma Lagerlöf 150 years  

Picture of commemorative coin Selma Lagerlöf in gold, obverse      Picture of commemorative coin Selma Lagerlöf in gold, reverse

Denomination              SEK 2,000      
Metal Gold 900/1000     
Weight 12 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold 2,495 coins

The price of the coin is set at SEK 2 400.
 
The coin is designed by Jon Holm, a student of the Royal University College of Fine Arts, who won the competition held by the Riksbank in 2006. The manufacturer is AB Myntverket in Eskilstuna.
 
The obverse (the front side) of the coin carries a portrait of the author Selma Lagerlöf, based on a photograph from Mårbacka, her childhood home. The text ”SELMA LAGERLÖF 1858—1940” appears on the upper edge. On the lower edge are the Governor’s initials (“SI”), the year “2008”, “SVERIGE”, the denomination “2000KR”, and the first letter of the place the coin was minted (“E”).  The designer’s initials (”JH”) appear below the picture of Selma Lagerlöf.


On the reverse (the back) of the coin there is a picture of a sunflower, symbolising Selma Lagerlöf’s interest in nature. On the upper edge of the coin is the quotation “DENNA JORDENS GRUNDVAL HETER RÄTTFÄRDIGHET”, (Justice is the cornerstone of the world) taken from the short story “The Outlaws” in the ”Invisible Links” collection from 1894. The designer’s initials (“JH”) appear under the sunflower.


The coin has a smooth edge.

200-krona commemorative coin in gold, Selma Lagerlöf 150 years   

Picture of commemorative coin Selma Lagerlöf in silver, obverse Picture of commemorative coin Selma Lagerlöf in silver, reverse

Denomination SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27,03 grammes
Diameter                     36 millimetres
Number of coins sold 10,200 coins

The price of the coin is set at SEK 300.
 
The coin is designed by Jon Holm, a student of the Royal University College of Fine Arts, who won the competition held by the Riksbank in 2006. The manufacturer is AB Myntverket in Eskilstuna.
 
The obverse (the front side) of the coin carries a portrait of the author Selma Lagerlöf, based on a photograph from Mårbacka, her childhood home. The text ”SELMA LAGERLÖF 1858—1940” appears on the upper edge. On the lower edge are the Governor’s initials (“SI”), the year “2008”, “SVERIGE”, the denomination “200KR”, and the first letter of the place the coin was minted (“E”). 

On the reverse (the back) of the coin there is a picture of flying geese and on the edge on the left the quotation “FREDEN ÄR FÖR RIKET DETSAMMA, SOM SUNDHET ÄR FÖR KROPPEN” (Peace is to the kingdom what health is to the body). The quotation is from the short story “Monarkmötet” (The meeting of monarchs) which is included in the collection “Troll och människor” (Trolls and Humans) from 1915.The designer’s initials (”JH”) appear below the picture of Selma Lagerlöf.


The coin has a smooth edge.

 

2,000-krona commemorative coin in gold, Carl von Linné 300 years
Photograph of a 2000-kronor commemorative coin in gold, obverse side, Carl von Linné 300 years          Photograph of a 2000-kronor commemorative coin in gold, reverse side, Carl von Linné 300 years

Denomination SEK 2,000
Metal Gold 900/1000
Weight 12 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold 1,700 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 3,000.


The coin has been designed by Annie Winblad Jakubowski, a renowned artist in the field of coin and medal design. The manufacturer is AB Myntverket in Eskilstuna.

 

The obverse (front) of the coin shows “the researcher’s eye” which is studying nature through a magnifying glass. The eye is a detail from A. Roslin’s portrait of Linné from 1775. At the lower edge of the picture are the artist’s initials, “AWJ”. Around the eye is the text “CAROLUS LINNAEUS 1707-2007”.

 

On the reverse (back) of the coin is a picture of a butterfly, which represents nature’s ingenious details, in a checked pattern that symbolises orderliness and systematics. Above the picture of the butterfly is the word SVERIGE (Sweden). The Latin text “NATURAE MORES DISCERE” (to learn the ways of nature) runs along the upper edge of the coin. At the lower edge of the coin is the denomination, 2000 KR (SEK 2,000). To the left of the edge is the letter “E”, which indicates the place the coin was minted and on the right are the letters “SI”, which are the initials of the Riksbank Governor.

 

The coin has a smooth edge.

200-krona commemorative coin in silver, Carl von Linné 300 years
Photograph of a 200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, obverse side, Carl von Linné 300 years          Photograph of a 200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, reverse side, Carl von Linné 300 years

Denomination SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27,03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold 10,600 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 300.

 

The coin has been designed by Annie Winblad Jakubowski, a renowned artist in the field of coin and medal design. The manufacturer is AB Myntverket in Eskilstuna.

 

On the obverse (front) of the coin is a full-length portrait of Linné based on a picture by J. E. Rehn from 1774. Linné is surrounded by the modest but vigorous plant “linnaea borealis” which is named after Linné. At the lower edge of the picture are the artist’s initials, “AWJ”. Around the picture is the text “CAROLUS LINNAEUS 1707-2007”.

 

On the reverse (back) of the coin is a stylized picture of stamens and pistils, which is taken from Linné’s “Systema Naturae” from 1736, in a checked pattern that symbolises orderliness and systematics. Below the picture of stamens and pistils in a checked pattern is the word SVERIGE (Sweden). Around the upper edge is the name of the book “SYSTEMA NATURAE”. At the lower edge of the coin is the denomination, 200 KR (SEK 200). To the left of the edge is the letter “E”, which indicates the place the coin was minted and on the right are the letters “SI”, which are the initials of the Riksbank Governor.

 

The coin has a smooth edge.

 

 

2,000-krona commemorative coin in gold, 150th anniversary of the Swedish railway
Photograph of a 2000-kronor commemorative coin in gold, obverse side, 150th anniversary of the Swedish railway          Photograph of a 2000-kronor commemorative coin in gold, reverse side, 150th anniversary of the Swedish railway

Denomination SEK 2,000
Metal Gold 900/1000
Weight 12 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold 1,395 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 2,500.


The coin has been designed by Annie Winblad Jakubowski, a renowned artist in the field of coin and medal design. The manufacturer is AB Myntverket in Eskilstuna.


The obverse (front) of the coin depicts a stylised carriage wheel, where the spokes are composed of the text "JÄRNVÄGEN 150 YEARS" (railway 150 years). To the left of the text 150 years is the letter "E", which indicates the place the coin was minted, and on the right are the letters "SI", which are the initials of the Riksbank Governor. Outside the "E" the word “SVERIGE” (Sweden) is written at the edge of the coin.


On the reverse (back) of the coin there is a picture of a carriage wheel meeting a railway track - a symbol of the meeting between the curved and the straight. To the left of the wheel is the year "1856" and to the right "2006". Centred under the railway track is the denomination "2000" with the letters "KR" underneath.

 

200-krona commemorative coin in silver, 150th anniversary of the Swedish railway
Photograph of a 200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, obverse side, 150th anniversary of the Swedish railway          Photograph of a 200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, reverse side, 150th anniversary of the Swedish railway

Denomination SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27,03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold 9,995 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 250.


The coin has been designed by Annie Winblad Jakubowski, a renowned artist in the field of coin and medal design. The manufacturer is AB Myntverket in Eskilstuna.


The obverse (front) of the coin depicts a stylised carriage wheel, where the spokes are composed of the text "JÄRNVÄGEN 150 YEARS" (railway 150 years). To the left of the text 150 years is the letter "E", which indicates the place the coin was minted, and on the right are the letters "SI", which are the initials of the Riksbank Governor. Outside the "E" the word "SVERIGE" (Sweden) is written at the edge of the coin.


On the reverse of the coin a number of railway tracks are depicted, running this way and that across the coin. Between the tracks, far up on the left, a single spruce tree is depicted. To the right of the coin is the denomination "250" with the letters "KR" underneath. On one of the lower railway tracks are the years "1856" and "2006".

 

50-krona commemorative coin "Nordic Gold", 150th anniversary of Sweden's first postage stamp (2005)

Photograph of a 50-kronor commemorative coin, Nordic Gold, obverse side, 150th anniversary of Sweden's first postage stamp          Photograph of a 50-kronor commemorative coin, Nordic Gold, reverse side, 150th anniversary of Sweden's first postage stamp

Denomination SEK 50
Metal Cu89AI5Zn5Sn1
Weight 22 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold 22,000 coins

 

The price of the coin has been set at SEK 60.


The artist is Annie Winblad Jakubowski. The coin is minted by Nordic Coin AB, Svenska Myntverket in Eskilstuna.


The obverse of the coin shows a 4-skillingbanco postage stamp with the legend "SVERIGES FÖRSTA FRIMÄRKE 150 ÅR" (SWEDEN'S FIRST STAMP 150 YEARS) inside a frame. On the left is the year "1855" and on the right "2005". To the left of the text "150 ÅR" is the letter "E", which stands for Eskiltuna, the place where the coin was minted, and to the right the letter "H", which is the first letter of the Riksbank Governor's surname.


The reverse of the coin shows a winged letter flying over a landscape with houses and woodland, with a road traversing the landscape. On the letter is a French horn (the symbol of the Swedish Post Office).

 
The denomination 50 KR is displayed on the right. The coin has a smooth edge.

 

2,000-kronor commemorative coin in gold, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dag Hammarskjöld (7 September 2005)

Photograph of a 2,000-kronor commemorative coin in gold, obverse, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dag Hammarskjöld          Photograph of a 2,000-kronor commemorative coin in gold, reverse, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dag Hammarskjöld

Denomination SEK 2,000
Metal Gold 900/1000
Weight 12.00 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold 2,563 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 2,500.


The artist is Ernst Nordin, who is a renowned artist in the fields of coins, medallions and sculpture. The coins are being minted by Nordic Coin AB,  Svenska myntverket in Eskilstuna.


The obverse side of the coin carries a portrait of Dag Hammarskjöld in profile, with the legend "DAG HAMMARSKJÖLD" above and the dates "1905 - 2005" below.


The reverse of the coin carries a design of stylised flames and the legend "VÅR VÄG ÄR GLÖD OCH ICKE ASKA" (roughly: our path is through burning embers and not ashes) which is a text from Dag Hammarskjöld’s interpretation of "Chronique" by the French author and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Saint-John Perse.


To the left of the stylised flames is the letter "E", which stands for Eskilstuna, the place where the coin was minted, and to the right the letter "H", which is the first letter of the Riksbank Governor’s surname. Beneath this is the legend "2,000 KRONOR" and "SVERIGE" (Sweden).

 

200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dag Hammarskjöld (7 September 2005)

Photograph of a 200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, obverse, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dag Hammarskjöld          Photograph of a 200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, reverse, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dag Hammarskjöld

DenominationSEK SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27.03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold 18,234 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 250.


The artist is Ernst Nordin, who is a renowned artist in the fields of coins, medallions and sculpture. The coins are being minted by Nordic Coin AB, Svenska myntverket in Eskilstuna.


The obverse side of the coin carries a portrait of Dag Hammarskjöld in profile, with the legend "DAG HAMMARSKJÖLD" above and the dates "1905 - 2005" below.


The reverse of the coin carries a design of stylised flames and the legend "VÅR VÄG ÄR GLÖD OCH ICKE ASKA" (roughly: our path is through burning embers and not ashes) which is a text from Dag Hammarskjöld’s interpretation of "Chronique" by the French author and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Saint-John Perse.


To the left of the stylised flames is the letter "E", which stands for Eskilstuna, the place where the coin was minted, and to the right the letter "H", which is the first letter of the Riksbank Governor’s surname. Beneath this is the legend "200 KRONOR" and "SVERIGE" (Sweden).


Photograph of a 200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, obverse, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dag Hammarskjöld


Photograph of a 200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, reverse, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dag Hammarskjöld

 

2,000-krona commemorative coin in gold, 100-year anniversary of the dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian union (2005)

 

Photograph of a 2,000-krona commemorative coin in gold, obverse side, 100-year anniversary of the dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian union.          Photograph of a 2,000-krona commemorative coin in gold, reverse side, 100-year anniversary of the dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian union.

Denomination SEK 2,000
Metal Gold 900/1000
Weight 12.00 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold  3,590 coins

 

The price of the coin has been set at SEK 2,500.

 

The artist is the sculptor Annie Winblad Jakubowski, who was chosen on the basis of her proposed design. This is her second coin. The coin was minted by Nordic Coin AB Svenska myntverket in Eskilstuna.

 

The obverse of the coin shows two vertically displaced halves with a line that cuts a circle in two. This is the artist’s interpretation of the dissolution of the union – the successful division of a former whole. The legend at the top reads "NORGE 1905 • 2005 SVERIGE" (NORWAY 1905 • 2005 SWEDEN) and at the bottom "UNIONSUPPLÖSNINGEN" (DISSOLUTION OF THE UNION). In between on the left is the letter "E" to indicate the place where the coin was minted, Eskilstuna, and on the right the letter "H", which is the first letter in the Riksbank Governor’s surname, Heikensten.

 

The reverse of the coin depicts a flagpole with a three-tailed flag. To the left of the flagpole is the text "TVÅ NATIONER I SAMFÖRSTÅND" (TWO NATIONS IN AGREEMENT) and to the right the denomination "2000 KR".

 

200-krona commemorative coin in silver, 100-year anniversary of the dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian union (2005)

 

Photograph of a 200-krona commemorative coin in silver, obverse side, 100-year anniversary of the dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian union.          Photograph of a 200-krona commemorative coin in silver, reverse side, 100-year anniversary of the dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian union.

Denomination SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27.03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold  19,494 coins

 

The price of the coin has been set at SEK 200.

 

The artist is the sculptor Annie Winblad Jakubowski, who was chosen on the basis of her proposed design. This is her second coin.

 

The obverse of the coin shows two vertically displaced halves with a line that cuts a circle in two. This is the artist’s interpretation of the dissolution of the union – the successful division of a former whole. The legend at the top reads "NORGE 1905 • 2005 SVERIGE" (NORWAY 1905 • 2005 SWEDEN) and at the bottom "UNIONSUPPLÖSNINGEN" (DISSOLUTION OF THE UNION). In between on the left is the letter "E" to indicate the place where the coin was minted, Eskilstuna, and on the right the letter "H", which is the first letter in the Riksbank Governor’s surname, Heikensten.

 

The reverse of the coin depicts a flagpole with a three-tailed flag. To the left of the flagpole is the text "TVÅ NATIONER I SAMFÖRSTÅND" (TWO NATIONS IN AGREEMENT) and to the right the denomination "2000 KR".

 

 

2,000-kronor jubilee coin in gold, 250th anniversary of Royal Palace in Stockholm (2004)

 

Photograph of a 2,000-krona commemorative coin in gold, reverse side, 100-year anniversary of the dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian union.         

Denomination SEK 2,000
Metal Gold 900/1000
Weight 12.00 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold  5,734 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 2,500.

 

The artist is sculptor Annie Winblad Jakubowski, who is making her debut as coin artist. The coin is minted by Nordic Coin AB, Svenska myntverket in Eskilstuna.


The obverse shows the Royal Palace in Stockholm with the years 1754-2004 engraved below and the legend clockwise reads ”KUNGLIGA • SLOTTET • STOCKHOLM” (ROYAL PALACE STOCKHOLM) and beneath this “250 ÅR” (250 YEARS).


The reverse carries a map of Stockholm, with Gamla stan (the old town) in focus and the Royal Palace marked with the Northern Pole star. Above the map are two keys. To the left of the map is the figure “2000" or “200” respectively, and beneath this “KRONOR”.


200-kronor jubilee coin in silver, 250th anniversary of Royal Palace in Stockholm (2004)

     

Denomination SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27.03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold   30,580 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 250.

 

The artist is sculptor Annie Winblad Jakubowski, who is making her debut as coin artist. The coin is minted by Nordic Coin AB Svenska myntverket in Eskilstuna.


The obverse shows the Royal Palace in Stockholm with the years 1754-2004 engraved below and the legend clockwise reads ”KUNGLIGA • SLOTTET • STOCKHOLM” (ROYAL PALACE STOCKHOLM) and beneath this “250 ÅR” (250 YEARS).


The reverse carries a map of Stockholm, with Gamla stan (the old town) in focus and the Royal Palace marked with the Northern Pole star. Above the map are two keys. To the left of the map is the figure “2000" or “200” respectively, and beneath this “KRONOR”.

 

 

2,000-kronor jubilee coin in gold, 30th anniversary of King Carl XVI Gustaf's accession to the throne (2003)

 

Picture of a 2,000-kronor jubilee coin in gold, obverse               Picture of a 2,000-kronor jubilee coin in gold, reverse

Denomination SEK 2,000
Metal Gold 900/1000
Weight 12.00 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold   2,000 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 2,500.

 

The artist is Ernst Nordin, who is a renowned artist in the fields of coins, medallions and sculpture. The coin was minted by Nordic Coin AB,  Svenska myntverket in Eskilstuna.
 
The obverse side contains a portrait of King Carl XVI Gustaf in profile with the legend "CARL XVI GUSTAF" above and “KING OF SWEDEN FOR 30 YEARS” below.

 

On the reverse is the crowned greater national coat of arms, with the King's motto as legend above "FÖR SVERIGE - I TIDEN" (FOR SWEDEN - WITH THE TIMES) and below "2,000 KRONOR".

 

200-kronor jubilee coin in silver, 30th anniversary of King Carl XVI Gustaf’s accession to the throne. (2003)

 

Picture of a 200-kronor jubilee coin in silver, obverse               Picture of a 200-kronor jubilee coin in silver, reverse

Denomination SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27.03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold   16 500 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 250.
 
The artist is Ernst Nordin, who is a renowned artist in the fields of coins, medallions and sculpture. The coin was minted by Nordic Coin AB, Svenska myntverket in Eskilstuna.
 
The obverse side contains a portrait of King Carl XVI Gustaf in profile with the legend "CARL XVI GUSTAF" above and "KING OF SWEDEN FOR 30 YEARS" below.

On the reverse is the crowned greater national coat of arms, with the King's motto as legend above "FÖR SVERIGE - I TIDEN" (FOR SWEDEN - WITH THE TIMES) and below "200 KRONOR".

 

 

2,000-kronor commemorative coin in gold, to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the birth of Saint Birgitta. (2003).

Picture of a 2,000-kronor commemorative coin in gold, obverse               Picture of a 2,000-kronor commemorative coin in gold, reverse

Denomination SEK 2,000
Metal Gold 900/1000
Weight 12 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold   3,640 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 2,500.
 
The artist is Ernst Nordin, who is a renowned artist in the fields of coins, medallions and sculpture. The coin was minted by Nordic Coin AB, Svenska Myntverket in Eskilstuna.
 
The obverse contains a representation of Saint Birgitta and the text "1303 • BIRGITTA • 2003". Under this is found the artist's signature "EN".
 
The reverse of the gold coin depicts the first letter in Saint Birgitta's name, B, in Gothic type and with the legend in clockwise direction "GAUDE BIRGITTA FILIA CAN-TICUM TIBI DEBETUR GLORIE" (approx. "Rejoice O daughter Birgitta, for you are worthy of glorious songs of praise"). Beneath the letter B is "2000", "KRONOR", "SVERIGE". To the left of the letter B is the letter "E", which indicates the place the coin was minted and on the right is the letter "H", which is the first letter of the Riksbank Governor’s surname. The coin has a smooth edge.
 
The Latin text on the coin has been taken from a medieval hymn of praise.
 
The coin has a smooth edge.

 

200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the birth of Saint Birgitta. (2003).

 

Picture of a 200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, obverse               Picture of a 200-kronor commemorative coin in silver, reverse

Denomination SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27.03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold   39,300 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 250.
 
The artist is Ernst Nordin, who is a renowned artist in the fields of coins, medallions and sculpture. The coin was minted by Nordic Coin AB, Svenska myntverket in Eskilstuna.
The obverse contains a representation of Saint Birgitta and the text "1303 • BIRGITTA • 2003". Under this is found the artist's signature "EN".
 
The reverse depicts Birgitta's crown with its 5 points, on top of which is a cross and the same text as on the gold coin. Under Birgitta’s crown is "200", "KRONOR", "SVERIGE". To the left of the crown is the letter "E", which indicates the place the coin was minted and on the right is the letter "H", which is the first letter of the Riksbank Governor's surname. The coin has a smooth edge.
 
The Latin text on the coin has been taken from a medieval hymn of praise.
 
The coin has a smooth edge.

 

 

50-kronor commemorative coin "Nordic Gold" with bronze alloy, 95th anniversary of the birth of Astrid Lindgren. (2002)

Picture of a 50-kronor commemorative coin in Nordic gold with bronze alloy, obverse               Picture of a 50-kronor commemorative coin in Nordic gold with bronze alloy, reverse

Denomination SEK 50
Metal Cu89AI5Zn5Sn1
Weight 22 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold   100,000 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 60.
 
For every coin sold, Nordic Coin AB Svenska Myntverket donates SEK 10 to the foundation for the Astrid Lindgren children’s hospital.
 
The artist is Erja Tielinen, who has previously designed numerous medals and commemorative coins.
 
The coin was minted by Nordic Coin AB, Svenska myntverket in Eskilstuna.
 
The obverse shows a front-face portrait of Astrid Lindgren. Vertically to the left of the picture is the text ASTRID LINDGREN and vertically to the right the years 1907-2002.


The reverse of the coin carries a picture of Pippi Longstocking. Horizontally to the left of the picture is the denomination 50 with the currency abbreviation KR directly beneath. Pippi's pet monkey, Mr Nilsson, sits on the numbers and the text SVERIGE is visible at the lower edge of the coin horizontally following its curve. Below Pippi Longstocking's left arm is the first letter of the Riksbank Governor's surname, "B" and the letter "E", which stands for the place the coin was minted.
 
The coin has a smooth edge.

 

2000-kronor gold coin, Stockholm 750th anniversary (2002)

 

Picture of a 2,000-kronor jubilee coin in gold, obverse               Picture of a 2,000-kronor jubilee coin in gold, reverse

Denomination SEK 2,000
Metal Gold 900/1000
Weight 12.00 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold   3,596 coins

 

The price of the coin is set at SEK 2,500.
 
The artist is Bo Thorén, who has previously designed numerous medals and commemorative coins.
 
The coin was minted by Nordic Coin AB, Svenska Myntverket in Eskilstuna.
 
The obverse shows a well-known motif, Stockholm City Hall, Ragnar Östberg's architectural masterpiece, which was inaugurated in 1923.
 
The reverse shows Stockholm's oldest seal, dating back to the 1280s. The seal depicts a wall with two towers and pinnacles, it is a typical city seal with a castle motif. Similar seals can be found in many parts of Europe. However, the seal on the jubilee coin does not provide a realistic picture of a city in the 13th century.
 
Ref: Lagerqvist, L.O: Stockholm 750 år 1252-2002. (Stockholm 750 years 1252-2002). Svensk Numismatisk Tidskrift (Swedish Numismatics Journal) 2002:5 pp. 107-108.

 

 

200-kronor silver coin, Stockholm 750th anniversary. (2002)

 

Picture of a 200-kronor jubilee coin in silver, obverse               Picture of a 200-kronor jubilee coin in silver, reverse

Denomination SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27.03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold   25,000 coins

 

The price of the coin was set at SEK 250.
 
The artist is Bo Thorén, who has previously designed numerous medals and commemorative coins.
 
The coin was minted by Nordic Coin AB Svenska Myntverket in Eskilstuna.
 
The obverse shows a well-known motif, Stockholm City Hall, Ragnar Östberg's architectural masterpiece, which was inaugurated in 1923.
 
The reverse shows a seal with three towers and a castle gate. The seal dates back to 1326 and was last used in 1607, when the facial portrait of Saint Erik, dating back to 1376, finally replaced the old seal.
 
Ref: Lagerqvist, L.O: Stockholm 750 år 1252-2002. (Stockholm 750 years 1252-2002). Svensk Numismatisk Tidskrift (Swedish Numismatics Journal) 2002:5 pp. 107-108.

 


2,000-kronor gold coin, 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Nobel prize. (2001)

Picture of a 2,000-kronor jubilee coin in gold, obverse               Picture of a 2,000-kronor jubilee coin in gold, reverse

Denomination SEK 2,000
Metal Gold 900/1000
Weight 12 grammes
Diameter 26 millimetres
Number of coins sold   5,000 coins

 

The artist is Philip Nathan and the coin was minted at AB Tumba Bruk Myntverket, Eskilstuna.

 

The portrait on the obverse is based on the portrait on the Nobel prize medals made in 1901/02. Legend: NOBELPRISETS HUNDRAÅRSJUBILEUM (ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NOBEL PRIZE).
 
The reverse portrays humanity, antiquated, seated on a podium containing the Swedish national coat of arms. She is holding a copy of Alfred Nobel's will in one hand. The other hand holds a laurel wreath raised in salute to the memory of Nobel. Legend: SVERIGE/2000/KR/2001.
 
Ref: Lagerqvist, L.O: Alfred Nobel på mynt (Alfred Nobel on coins). Svensk Numismatisk Tidskrift (Swedish Numismatics Journal) 2001:9/10 p. 199.

 

200-kronor silver coin, 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Nobel prize. (2001)

 

Picture of a 200-kronor jubilee coin in silver, obverse               Picture of a 200-kronor jubilee coin in silver, reverse

Denomination SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27.03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold  29,856 coins

 

 

The artist is Philip Nathan and the coin was minted at AB Tumba Bruk Myntverket, Eskilstuna.

 
The portrait on the obverse is based on the portrait on the Nobel prize medals made in 1901/02. Legend: NOBELPRISETS HUNDRAÅRSJUBILEUM (ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NOBEL PRIZE).
 
The reverse portrays humanity, antiquated, seated on a podium containing the Swedish national coat of arms. She is holding a copy of Alfred Nobel's will in one hand. The other hand holds a laurel wreath raised in salute to the memory of Nobel. Legend: SVERIGE/200/KR/2001.
 
Ref: Lagerqvist, L.O: Alfred Nobel på mynt (Alfred Nobel on coins). Svensk Numismatisk Tidskrift (Swedish Numismatics Journal) 2001:9/10 p. 199.

 

200-kronor silver coin to commemorate King Carl XVI Gustaf’s and Queen Silvia’s silver wedding anniversary. (2001).

 

Picture of a 200-kronor jubilee coin in silver, obverse               Picture of a 200-kronor jubilee coin in silver, reverse

Denomination SEK 200
Metal silver/925/1000
Weight 27.03 grammes
Diameter 36 millimetres
Number of coins sold  40,473 coins


The artist is Philip Nathan, leading engraver of coins and medals from Surrey, England. This was the first time since the 1740s that a foreign artist had been responsible for designing a Swedish coin.  the coin was minted at AB Tumba Bruk Myntverket, Eskilstuna.
 
The obverse carries a portrait of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia in profile. To the right of the portrait is the text "KONUNG CARL XVI GUSTAF" (King Carl XVI Gustaf) and to the left the text "DROTTNING SILVIA" (Queen Silvia). Also to the right of the portrait are the artist's initials, PN. This is all contained within an outer ring comprised of small squares.
 
The reverse bears the greater national coat of arms and beneath it the sign of the Order of the Seraphim. the right, beneath the coat of arms, is the letter E (for Eskilstuna) showing where the coin was struck and to the left is the first letter in the surname of the Governor of the Riksbank, B (for Bäckström). Beneath is the text "SVERIGE 1976/19 JUNI/2001" (Sweden 1976/19 June/2001) and "200 KR" (SEK 200). This is all contained within an outer ring comprised of small squares.
 
Ref: Lagerqvist, L.O: Kungligt silverbröllop (Royal silver wedding). Svensk Numismatisk Tidskrift (Swedish Numismatics Journal) 2001:5 pp. 124-125.

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