Norges Bank

Press release

Commemorative coin issue in 2013

In 1913, a decision was taken by the Storting, the Norwegian parliament, to extend universal suffrage to include women. To mark the 100th anniversary of this event, Norges Bank will issue a 10-krone special edition circulation coin on 8 March 2013.

Norway was one of the first countries in the world to grant women the right to vote in parliamentary elections. The 100th anniversary of universal suffrage in 2013 will be celebrated locally, nationally and internationally. In connection with the coin issue, Norges Bank will be cooperating with the committee appointed by the government to prepare the celebrations.


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Published 8 March 2012 10:00