“Most beautiful banknotes” debut

Norway’s central bank unveiled the nation’s gorgeous new banknotes The Local Norway’s central bank unveiled the nation’s new banknotes on November 22, and it doesn’t take a super keen observer to see what is different about them. For the very first time in the nation’s history, Norway’s banknotes will not be adorned with portraits. Instead, the bills pay homage to Norway’s tight bonds with the sea. The 50 kroner note features a lighthouse modeled after the Utvær lighthouse in Solund that is the nation’s westernmost point. The 100 kroner note displays Norway’s largest preserved Viking ship, the Gokstad, while the 200 kroner bill shows a large cod backed by herring and a fishing net. The 500 kroner note
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