Withdrawn banknotes

Norges Bank may decide to withdraw banknotes and coins from circulation. Following the announcement, the notes and coins continue to be legal tender and may be used in the normal manner for one year. After this period, Norges Bank is obliged to redeem the notes and coins for an additional ten years.

The following banknotes are no longer legal tender:

Banknote series VI (1979-2001) (Can be exchanged at Norges Bank for a fee)

Banknote series V (1962-1987) (Can be exchanged at Norges Bank for a fee)

Banknote series IV (1948-1976) (Can be exchanged at Norges Bank for a fee)

Banknote series III (1945-1955)

Banknote series II (1901-1945)

Banknote series I (1877-1901)

Small denomination notes

Published 30 May 2017 12:30

Exchange withdrawn notes and coins

If you wish to exchange withdrawn banknotes or coins, please read the exchange guidelines. Norges Bank exchanges banknotes and coins at face value. Older denominations may have collector's value. A coin dealer will be able to advise you.