Icelandic króna (1
ISK = 0,012
Link : http://www.visiticeland.com/
1 Krona (1 crown) since
1981 (75% copper and 25% nickel). On the obverse: a cod (Gadus morhua)
; fishery is a vital resource of the country. On the reverse: a giant,
one of the four protectors of the island.
5 krónur (5 crowns) in circulation since 1981 (75% copper and 25% nickel).
the obverse two dolphins (Delphinus delphis). On the reverse: coat of
arms of Iceland. In one of "saga" it's wrtie that the king of
Denmark sent an evil in Iceland to punish the Icelanders. Then the
devil tried to approach the island, it was stopped by a dragon in
the east, by a huge vulture in the north, by a bull in the west and
on the south by a giant.
Krónur 10 (10 kroner) in circulation since 1984 (75% copper and 25%
nickel). Capelin (Mallotus villosus from): small fish living in the
Arctic seas. The four guards Iceland (emblem)
on the reverse.
Ancient coin of 10 kronur. The country was on a Norwegian and Danish possession in
the late fourteenth century. In 1918 iceland became an independent state
within the Kingdom of Denmark
50 krónur in circulation since 1987 (70% copper, 24.5% zinc and 5.5%
nickel). A Green Crab (Carcinus maenas) and the emblem on the back.
100 krónur in circulation since 1987 (70% copper, 24.5% zinc and 5.5%
nickel) A Lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) fish that eat mostly eggs.
The Icelandic Saga (Islendingasogur) are books of the thirteenth
century with history and legends. They are still widely available to
Iceland, because the language has not changed since then ! :1 króna
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