20 August 2017

Sunday Stamps II - 140

2016, Norway, 200th Anniversary Norges Bank
21 kroner
designer and engraver: Sverre Morken

A 19th century Norwegian coin and 20th century banknotes are shown on this stamp commemorating the 200th anniversary of the central bank of Norway Norges Bank. This stamp won second place in a poll for Norway's most beautiful stamp of 2016.
21 kroner = 2.30 euros

for the letter C - currency

6 comments:

  1. You'd need a lot of those coins to pay today's postage.

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  2. Coins and currency are rarely seen on stamps, as far as I know. So it is an interesting stamp! I like the way they pictured the currency, and does - in the right bottom corner, the red one - also a postage stamp show up?! :-)

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  3. I left Norway in 1989 and miss seeing their stamps regularly, so havn't seen this stamp or the others depicted.

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  4. nice contrast between the value pin the coin and on the stamp.

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  5. nice contrast between the value pin the coin and on the stamp.

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