Denmark 5 Kroner
The Denmark 5 Kroner is the official currency of Denmark, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands. The name is derived from the word “krone”, which means crown. In addition the official currency symbol: kr. The introduction of the first krone in Denmark dates to 1619. In the 18th century, a new krone was introduced, replacing the Danish rigsdaler. In 1876, a new krone was introduced due to the Scandinavian Monetary Union, of which they are part of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.
Then in 1914, The Monetary Union was dissolved, and the three states members decided to keep the name on their respective currency.
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The 5 kroner coin front design features a monogram of Queen Margaret II of Denmark, consisting of three royal crowns attached to three capital letters M (about the queen’s name), each of the two letters M at the top of the figure has a heart on top.
On the back, the coin illustrates a royal motif and two hearts on each side, the denomination on top and the name of the country at the bottom. Also his coin is part of the 1990 series, its rim is plain.
The coin color its silver, and the material its nickel.
Text: 1994, LG, JP, A, 5 KRONER, DANMARK.
The reason why of the Denmark Krone
All coins issued after 1875 with a value of 50 øre and more remain legal tender and can be exchanged for new coins, unlike the 25 øre coin, which ceased to be legal tender in October 2008. Then today, coins circulate in 50 øre and 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 kroner denominations.