Danish Krone (DKK)



Danish Krone (DKK) has been the currency used in Denmark since 1875. The term “Krone” literally means “Crown”. Coins of Denmark are 50 ore and 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 kroner while Bank Notes of Denmark are 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 kroner. The Danmarks National Bank or “Nationalbanken” is the central bank of Kingdom of Denmark that takes responsibility of their monetary policy.

Portraits and Designs of Danish Krone Bills and Coins

DKK bills feature all famous Denmark Bridges

  • 1000 Danish Krone

Great Belt Bridge is a 6,790 meters long bridge from Zealand to Funen. The project was carried out by Sundlink Contractors together with Skanska, Hochtief, Hojgaard & Schultz, and Monberg & Thorsen.

  • 500 Danish Krone

Queen Alexandrine Bridge is a 745 meters long bridge from Zealand to Mon. The bridge was named after “Queen Alexandrine”, wife of King Christian X of Denmark.

  • 200 Danish Krone

Knippelsbro is a 115 meters long bridge from Borsgade to Torvegade. Also known as “Store Amager Bro” or “Great Amager Bridge”. It was designed by Kaj Gottlob, a Danish Architect.

  • 100 Danish Krone

Little Belt Bridgev or “Gamle Lillebaeltsbro” is a 1,178 meters long bridge from Snoghoj to Kongebrogaarden. Also known as “The Old Little Belt Bridge”. It was built by Monberg and Thorsen, the leading construction and civil engineering company in Denmark.

  • 50 Danish Krone

Sallingsund Bridge or “Sallingsundbroen” is a 1,717 meters long bridge which crosses Salling Sund municipality. It was opened by Queen Margrethe II on the 30th of May 1978.

  • 20 and 10 Danish Krone

Margrethe Alexandrine or Queen Margrethe II (1940) is the reigning Queen of Denmark. She became the supreme authority of the “Church of Denmark” and the commander in chief of “Danish Defense Forces”.

  • 5, 2 and 1 Danish Krone

Monogram of Queen Margrethe II used letter M, Arabic numeral 2 and letter R as code with a royal crown above it. Each and every monarch has his or her own monogram.

  • 50 Ore

Crown of King Christian V was used by a different generation of kings starting from Christian V to Christian VIII. It was made by Paul Kurtz, the “King’s Goldsmith”.

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