Notes & coins

The Riksbank is responsible for issuing notes and coins, destroying worn-out ones and redeeming invalid notes.

The Riksbank does not govern how much cash is in circulation in society. This is instead determined by demand from the general public. 

Redeeming invalid banknotes

The Riksbank has the possibility to redeem all invalid Swedish banknotes, regardless of their age. However, for invalid banknotes sent in after 1 October 2020 the administration fee will be raised from the current SEK 100 to SEK 200 per application.

Redeeming invalid banknotes

Valid banknotes

Here you can see which Swedish banknotes are legal tender and read about their sequrity details and motifs.

Valid banknotes

Valid coins

In Sweden there are four different coins that are legal tender: 1-krona, 2-krona, 5-krona and 10-krona.

Read more about valid coins

What to do with invalid coins

Coins that are no longer legal tender cannot be redeemed by the banks or the Riksbank. These coins can be regarded as scrap metal and can therefore be left for metal recycling.

More about invalid coins

Statistics on notes and coins

The statistics on notes and coins are updated annually and monthly. It shows among other things the value of notes and coins in circulation.

Statistics on notes and coins
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Updated 24/01/2020