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Sweden central bank, Rikbanken releases the image of new 1000-krona bank-note

Monday, 25 March 2013
Copyright issues have now been resolved for the images and symbols to be used on Sweden's new banknotes. The portrait of Dag Hammarskjöld on the 1000-krona banknote will be replaced as the bank presents t new bank notes.

In a press release the bank, say that it is also publishing the mini- and micro-texts that will be found on the new banknotes.

"The Riksbank has reached agreement with the copyright holders for the images and symbols that will be used on the new banknotes. In connection with this, the portrait of Dag Hammarskjöld on the 1000-krona banknote has been replaced. The issue of the new banknotes will begin in early October 2015," the bank writes in a press release.
The texts, which are also published today, are linked to the individuals portrayed on the respective banknotes. The 20-krona banknote, for example, will contain a line from "Pippi Longstocking", one of Astrid Lindgren's most famous books, while the 500-krona banknote will have a text listing Birgit Nilsson's operatic roles. All the mini- and micro-texts are available on the Riksbank's website, the bank writes in the press release.

In October 2015 the bank released the new Skr20, Skr50, Skr200 and Skr1,000 notes and the same month the following year it released the new Skr100, and Skr 500 notes and new Skr1, Skr2 and Skr5.
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