500 Kroner 1997 Serie Famous Men and Women Type 1

Features

Country Denmark
Queen Margrethe II (1972-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1997-2003
Value 500 Kroner
500 DKK = 81 USD
Currency Krone (1873-date)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 72 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 58,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.
SIEG SD# 149
Jan Bendix, Flemming Lyngbeck Hansen; 2014. SIEGs Seddelkatalog Danmark 1695-2014. SIEG, Frederikssund, Denmark. ISBN 9788792287304.

Obverse

Orange and Black on Blue underprint.
At the right side two rows of orange oval’s in which the yin/yang symbol(which was Niels Bohrs mark) and a portrait of nuclear physicist Niels Bohr(1885-1962), with text ”Niels Bohr” and a atom model.
Upper Left a orange squar with a ”D”(for five hundred) and a latent atom model.

Lettering:
Number Serialnumber 500
500
FEM HUNDREDE
KRONER Govenors signature
DANMARKS NATIONALBANK © Cashiers signature

Translation:
Five Hundred Kroner
Denmarks National Bank

Reverse

At the Left a knight in armour fighting a dragon, inspired by the font at Lihme Church in northern Jutland. Behind which is a rosette in blue and orange.
At the Right side a orange Circle surrounding the watermark. In the orange Circle is the serial specification. Inside the circle a lot of small orange circles.

Lettering:
500
FEM HUNDREDE KRONER
SERIE 1997 UDSTEDT I HENHOLD TIL LOV OM DANMARKS NATIONALBANK ©

Translation:
FIVE HUNDRED KRONER
SERIE 1997 ISSUED ACCORDING TO LAW OF DENMARKS NATIONAL BANK ©

Watermark

Portrait of Niels Bohr.
Black hidden Security thread.
Partly wisibel metalic security thread ”window thread” with ”500 KR”
Microprint. On the Obverse is ”500 KR” printet around the watermark in microprint, and several other places microprint are used in different sizes.

Comments

Issued: 12th September 1997
Withdrawn since: 24th September 2003

Middle two digits of Serial-number give the printing year: A0971C Prefix A0, year (19)97.

The Left signature is one of the Govenors for Denmarks National Bank. The right signature is the Chief Cashier.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1997  Prefix A0 Sign: Bodil Nyboe Andersen & Heering
1997  Prefix A0 Sign: Torben Nielsen & Heering
1997  Prefix A1 Sign: Jens Thomsen & Heering
1997  Prefix A1 Sign: Torben Nielsen & Heering
1999  Prefix A2 Sign: Bodil Nyboe Andersen & Heering
1999  Prefix A2 Sign: Torben Nielsen & Heering
2000  Prefix A3 Sign: Jens Thomsen & Heering
2000  Prefix A3 Sign: Torben Nielsen & Heering
2000  Prefix A4 Sign: Bodil Nyboe Andersen & Heering
2000  Prefix A4 Sign: Torben Nielsen & Heering
2003  Prefix A5 Sign: Jens Thomsen & Heering
2003  Prefix A5 Sign: Torben Nielsen & Heering

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