Denmark 500 Kroner
The Denmark 500 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 500 kroner note front design features a view of the Queen Alexandrine bridge (Dronning Alexandrines Bro). Is a road arch bridge that crosses Ulv Sund between the islands of Zealand and Møn in Denmark.
Certainly the design is completed with a sketch of the Bronze Bucket from Keldby. In this case with small geometric diamonds and drawings that allude to light flashes.
On the back, illustrates the Keldby ‘s Bronze Bucket (300 BCE), on a background from a landscape of the Keldby, which is the place where the bucket was found.
The banknote color its black, brown and blue.
Text: 500, FEM HUNDREDE KRONER, DANMARKS NATIONALBANK, DRONNING ALEXANDRINES BRO, SERIE 2009 • UDSTEDT I HENHOLD TIL LOV OM DANMARKS NATIONALBANK, BRONZESPAND FRA KELDBY, MØN, KALVEHAVE, KELDBY.
The reason why of the Denmark Krone
Almost all Danish banknotes that were issued after 1945 are valid as payment. Since then, banknotes have been introduced in 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 kroner denominations. Also in 2005, the National Bank of Denmark introduced a new series of banknotes known as the Bridge Series, in which the designs contain bridges and the surrounding landscape of Denmark.