Norges Bank

Withdrawn notes and coins

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:

Series VII 50-krone note (can be exchanged free of charge through 18 October 2029)

Series VII 100-krone note (can be exchanged free of charge through 30 May 2028)

 Series VII 200-krone note (can be exchanged free of charge through 30 May 2028)

Series VII 500-krone note (can be exchanged free of charge through 18 October 2029)

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

The following coins are no longer legal tender:

50-øre coin 1996-2011 (Can be exchanged at Norges Bank free of charge.)

Coins 1992-1996

Coins 1957-1991

Note that the following withdrawn coins can be exchanged at Norges Bank for a fee: 5-krone coins (1963-97) and 10-krone coins (1983-91)

Edited 19 October 2019 07:00

Exchange withdrawn notes and coins

If you wish to exchange withdrawn banknotes or coins, please read the exchange guidelines.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.

Edited 19 October 2019 07:00