General information  
  Overview table  
Banknote issues with scans!
  Daler issues (pre 1878)  
  1st issue  
  2nd issue  
  3rd issue  
  4th issue  
  5th issue  
  6th issue  
  7th issue  
  Persons depicted  
London issue
1 and 2 kroner
Svalbard (Spitzbergen)
  Arktikugol notes  
  Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani  
  Svenska Stenkolsaktiebolaget Spetsbergen  
National bank of Norway
Sino-Scandinavian Bank
  List of notes  
Replacement notes
Sales list
Other countries
United States
Home Norwegian Banknotes Books Norsk/Norwegian
Humour About janeriks
Custom Search

Find Norwegian banknotes and coins on eBay

Norwegian Banknote Curiosa

[23.03.03] My paper on the development of the design of Norwegian banknotes, in Adobe Acrobat, Word or HTML format. Covers the period from 1695 to today, showing how the banknotes mirror both technical and political developments.

Among items connected to Norwegian banknotes and banknote collecting are the notes of the Sino-Scandinavian bank and notes of the Nationl Bank of Norway.

A love story?

One should note that banknotes are not only used as methods of payment. They can also be used as notepaper, as message slips and other things. This one has the form of a declaration of love:

One wonders what the boy in question thinks of this - if he ever knew about it? And is this love story still going on - or is it only a bitter-sweet memory?


Also in older days one had to be efficient. At least it seems that the firm of Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co took the opportunity to re-use elements of the design of the Norwegian notes of series II on this note:

The viking head in the centre, is the exact same that adorns the back of all Norwegian series II notes, which were designed by BWC.


In Association with Amazon.co.uk
 In Association with Amazon.com
This page was last updated on 09.08.2008 .
You are visitor number:

© janeriks Jan Erik Frantsvåg 2001 Reg.no. NO 983 140 831
Contact me by e-mail: mn@janeriks.no