10-krona coin

1. Portrait

A portrait of King Carl XVI Gustaf in profile.

2. Legend

Legend: "Carl XVI Gustaf Sveriges konung" (Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden).

3. Initials of the designer

The year of minting and the initials of the designer, Ernst Nordin.

4. The lesser coat of arms

The figure "10" against a background of the lesser coat of arms without the escutcheon.

5. Motto

King Carl XVI Gustaf's motto " För Sverige - I tiden" (For Sweden – With the times), with the text "kronor" below.

Facts 10-krona coin

Colour: Gold.
Metal content: Alloy of copper, aluminium, zinc and tin.
Weight: 6.60 grammes.
Diameter: 20.5 millimetres.
Thickness: 2.90 millimetres.
Edge: Partially smooth, partially milled.
Designers: Ernst Nordin and Marita Norin (coins from 2001). Marita Norin (coins from 1991).

Valid from 2001.

Obverse

  • A portrait of King Carl XVI Gustaf in profile.
  • Year of minting.

Reverse

  • The figure "10" against a background of the lesser coat of arms without the escutcheon.
  • Legend: "Carl XVI Gustaf Sveriges konung" (Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden) and King Carl XVI Gustaf's motto "För Sverige - I tiden" (For Sweden – With the times).
  • The text "kronor".
10-krona coins minted 1991-2000

There are 10-krona coins minted 1991-2000, which are also valid. For these 10-krona coins the year of minting is on the reverse and the legend on the obverse.