Norwegian banknotes, Series VII

1000-krone note

1000-krone note obverse  1000-krone note reverse
Size in mm: 160 x 80
Issued 19 June 2001

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The main motif is a portrait of Edvard Munch as a young man set against a background inspired by Munch's painting "Melancholy".

Designed by graphic designer Sverre Morken. 


The motif is a rendering of one of Munch's studies for his masterpiece "The Sun", which is among the decorations adorning the University of Oslo's Aula.

Designed by graphic designer Arild Yttri.


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