Invalid 2-krona coin

The 2-krona coins minted during 1876-1971 were legal tender up until 30 June 2017, but are now no longer valid. Below you will find pictures and information on the invalid 2-krona coins that were minted during the period 1952-1971.

This coin is now invalid:

2-krona coin, minted 1952-1971

Obverse

  1. Portrait of King Gustaf VI Adolf in profile and the text "Gustaf VI Adolf Sveriges konung" (Gustaf VI Adolf King of Sweden).
  2. Stamp of the Swedish Mint.
  3. Monogram of the director of the Mint.

Reverse

  1. The greater national coat of arms below a royal crown.
  2. Legend: King Gustaf VI Adolf's motto "Plikten framför allt" (Duty first).
  3. The coat of arms with the figure "2" on one side and "kr" on the other side.
  4. Year of minting, separated by the royal orb.

Facts

Colour: Silver.
Metal content: 1952–1966 – silver, copper, nickel and zinc. 1968–1971 – alloy of copper and nickel.
Weight: 14.00 grammes.
Diameter: 31.00 millimetres.
Thickness: 2.17 millimetres.
Edge: Milled.

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Updated 11/08/2020

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.

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