10 Markkaa


Issuer Finland
Issuing bank Bank of Finland (Suomen Pankki)
Grand Prince Alexander II (1855-1881)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1875
Value 10 Markkaa
Currency Markka (1860-1963)
Composition Paper
Size 137 × 77 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 332201
References P# A42
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: 1866-75 series


Red and black.

Text in black in Swedish at top of note, and in Finnish in lower centre of note.

Czarist eagle at left, large numeral 10 at right.

Two signatures in bottom centre.
Series year in bottom centre margin.

Lettering: Tätä setelistä maksaa Suomen Pankki vaadittaissa Kymmenen Markkaa hopeassa.

Translation: For this banknote, Bank of Finland will pay on demand Ten Marks in silver.


Denomination in Finnish in large letters on top, above numeral 10 in centre.

Russian text in lower centre.

Anti-forgery warning text in Finnish, Swedish, and Russian in three blocks of text across the bottom of the note.

Kymmenen Markkaa.


Tämän Setelin väärentäminen ja mukaaminen kuin myös vääräu setelin kauppaaminen rangaistaan kejsarill. Asetuksen mukaan 13 p.ltä huhtikuuta 1874.

Ten Marks


[Bottom boxes, in Finnish, Swedish , and Russian] Falsifying and altering this Banknote, as well as passing a false banknote, is punishable by an imperial penalty. According to the decree of 13 April 1874.

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