1-krona coin

All 1 krona coins minted in 1875 or later were all legal tender up until 30 June 2017.

1 krona coin, minted in 2013

Obverse

  1. A portrait of King Carl XVI Gustaf in profile.
  2. The year of minting and the initials of the designer, Ernst Nordin.
  3. Legend: "Carl XVI Gustaf Sveriges konung" (Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden).

Reverse

  1. Special design of a royal crown. The denomination "1 krona" is given on the left and, on the right, the first letter of the place of issue, Stockholm, where the Riksbank has its head office, as well as the initials of Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Riksbank.
  2. King Carl XVI Gustaf's motto, "För Sverige – I tiden" (For Sweden – With the times).
  3. The King's monogram. Alongside the monogram are the dates 1973 and 2013.
  4. The text "King of Sweden, 40 years".

Facts

Colour: Silver
Weight: 7.00 grammes
Diameter: 25.00 millimetres
Thickness: 1.88 millimetres
Metal content: Alloy of copper and nickel
Edge: Milled
Designer: Ernst Nordin

1 krona coin, minted in 2009

Obverse

  1. A portrait of King Carl XVI Gustaf in profile. Designer: Ernst Nordin.
  2. The year of minting and the initials of the designer, Ernst Nordin.
  3. Legend: "Carl XVI Gustaf Sveriges konung" (Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden).

Reverse

  1. Special design symbolically depicting the sea as a link connecting Sweden and Finland.
  2. Legend: "Den underbara sagan om ett land på andra sidan hafvet" (the wonderful tale of a land beyond the sea), a quotation from Anton Rosell's book Studentbesöket i Finland.
  3. The text "Sverige 1809 2009 Finland" (Sweden 1809 2009 Finland), the initials of Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Riksbank, the first letter of the place of issue, Stockholm, and the initials of the designer, Annie Winblad Jakubowski. The denomination, "1 kr", can be found in the middle of the lower edge.

Facts

Colour: Silver
Metal content: Alloy of copper and nickel
Weight: 7.00 grammes
Diameter: 25.00 millimetres
Thickness: 1.88 millimetres
Edge: milled
Designers: Ernst Nordin and Annie Winblad Jakubowski

1 krona coin, minted from 2001–2012 (not 2009)

Obverse

  1. A portrait of King Carl XVI Gustaf in profile. Designer: Ernst Nordin.
  2. The year of minting and the initials of the designer, Ernst Nordin.
  3. Legend: "Carl XVI Gustaf Sveriges konung" (Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden).

Reverse

  1. A royal crown.
  2. Legend: King Carl XVI Gustaf's motto, "För Sverige – I tiden" (For Sweden – With the times).
  3. The first letter of the place of issue, Eskilstuna ("E").
  4. The first letter of the surname of Urban Bäckström, Governor of the Riksbank ("B").
  5. The text "En krona" (One krona) and the figure "1".

Facts

Colour: Silver
Metal content: Alloy of copper and nickel
Weight: 7.00 grammes
Diameter: 25.00 millimetres
Thickness: 1.88 millimetres
Edge: Milled
Designer: Ernst Nordin

1 krona coin, millennial issue minted in 2000

This coin was minted in a limited edition to commemorate the new millennium.

Obverse

  1. A portrait of King Carl XVI Gustaf in profile.
  2. Legend: "Kung Carl XVI Gustaf" (King Carl XVI Gustaf) above and "Sverige År 2000" (Sweden Year 2000) below.

Reverse

  1. King Carl XVI Gustaf's crowned monogram.
  2. Legend: King Carl XVI Gustaf's motto " För Sverige - I tiden" (For Sweden – With the times) above and the text "1 krona" below.

Facts

Colour: Silver
Metal content: Alloy of copper and nickel
Weight: 7.00 grammes
Diameter: 25.00 millimetres
Thickness: 1.88 millimetres
Edge: Milled
Designer: Bo Thorén

1-krona coin, minted 1976–2000

Obverse

  1. A portrait of King Carl XVI Gustaf in profile.
  2. Year of minting.
  3. The text "Carl XVI Gustaf Sverige" (Carl XVI Gustaf Sweden).

Reverse

  1. The lesser coat of arms below a royal crown.
  2. Legend: King Carl XVI Gustaf's motto " För Sverige - I tiden" (For Sweden – With the times) above and the text "1 krona" below.
  3. The first letter of the place of issue, Eskilstuna ("E").
  4. The first letter of the surname of Urban Bäckström, Governor of the Riksbank ("B").

Facts

Colour: Silver
Metal content: Alloy of copper and nickel
Weight: 7.00 grammes
Diameter: 25.00 millimetres
Thickness: 1.88 millimetres
Edge: Milled
Designer: Lars Englund

Updated 25/01/2018