Invalid 5-krona coin

The 5-krona coins minted during 1954-2009 were legal tender up until 30 June 2017, but are now no longer valid. Below you will find pictures and information on the invalid 5-krona coins that were minted during the period 1976-2009.

This coin is now invalid:

5-krona coin, minted from 1976

Obverse

  1. King Carl XVI Gustaf's crowned monogram.
  2. Legend: "Sverige" (Sweden) and year of minting.

Reverse

  1. The figure "5" with a bow on each side.
  2. Legend: "kronor".

Facts

Colour: Silver.
Metal content: Plated material in three layers. The core is nickel and the outer layer is an alloy of copper and nickel.
Weight: 9.50 grammes
Diameter: 28.50 millimetres
Thickness: 2.00 millimetres
Edge: Smooth

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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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