Notes and coins

The Norges Bank Act assigns Norges Bank responsibility for issuing notes and coins.

1000-krone note

500-krone note

200-krone note

100-krone note

50-krone note

20-krone coin

10-krone coin

5-krone coin

1-krone coin

Commemorative coins

Norges Bank issues two types of commemorative coins to mark events of cultural, historical or national importance.

Withdrawn notes and coins

Norges Bank may decide that banknotes and coins are to be withdrawn from circulation, cf. Section 15 of the Norges Bank Act.  The decision to withdraw notes and coins is announced in the Norwegian Legal Gazette (Norsk Lovtidend) and Norway’s largest newspapers.

Notes and coins

The Norges Bank Act assigns Norges Bank responsibility for issuing notes and coins and promoting an efficient payment system. The responsibility for issuing notes and coins involves ensuring that a sufficient quantity of notes and coins is produced to meet the general public's need for cash and to ensure that this cash is available.

Legislation

A selection of laws and rules relating to Norges Bank's activities.