Units of account in Norway from 1514

Coins

Par values against kroner 1

1514-
1 guilder = 24 skilling [= 4 kroner].

1541/1544-
1 riksdaler species = 48 skilling [= 4 kroner].

1571-
1 riksdaler species [= 4 kroner], see Skaare (1995)2 for details.

1625-
1 riksdaler species = 96 skilling [= 4 kroner], see Skaare (1995)2 for details.

1671-
1 riksdaler species = 96 skilling [= 4 kroner], 9 1/4 speciedaler per mark fine silver.

1695-
1 riksdaler courant [˜ 3.25 kroner], 11 1/3 speciedaler per mark fine silver, riksdaler courant has 81,6 % of the silver content of riksdaler species.

1795-
1 riksdaler courant [= 3.20 kroner], the relation between riksdaler courant and riksdaler species is adjusted to 4:5, hence 1 riksdaler courant is 80% of 1 riksdaler species.

1813-
1 riksbankdaler [= 2 kroner], 18 1/2 riksbankdaler per mark fine silver.

1816-
1 speciedaler = 5 ort à 24 skilling = 120 skilling [= 4 kroner], 9 1/4 speciedaler per mark fine silver.

1874-
1 speciedaler = 120 skilling = 4 kroner.

1875-
1 krone = 1 krone.

Footnotes

  1. Par value is related to the silver content of the various monetary units. Par value can not be used directly in the price calculator because par value does not take into account the periods of inflation and devaluation of the different monetary units. For conversion to the right amount for the use of the price calculator, we refer to the conversion table listed below the price calculator.
  2. Skaare, Kolbjørn (1995): Norges mynthistorie : mynter og utmyntning i 1000 år : pengesedler i 300 år : numismatikk i Norge
Published 10 October 2007 14:30