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1 Kroon


The 1 kroon (1 EEK) is the smallest valued banknote of the Estonian currency kroon. Kristjan Raud (1865–1943), an Estonian painter, teacher, and cultural historian, is featured with a portrait on the front side of the bill. A view of Toompea Castle in Tallinn appears on the reverse side.[1]

The 1 Kroon note was no longer being issued and had been steadily going out of circulation since the beginning of this century. It was very rarely found in use on an everyday basis.

On 15 January 2011, the kroon was replaced with the euro.

History of the banknote

Security features

Source:[2]

  • 1992
  1. On the right-hand side of the banknote is a watermark depicting the Tall Hermann Tower of Toompea Castle.
  2. The paper of the banknotes contains security fibres of different colour.
  3. Each note contains a security strip.
  4. Each banknote has a seven-digit serial number printed in black.

See also

References

External links

  • Global Financial Data data series - Estonia Kroon
  • The Global History of Currencies - Estonia
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