From 1st of July 1989 the 5 and 10 ěre coins were not valid anymore
and the lowest value became 25 ěre.
In the late of the 1980's the inflation in Denmark finaly stopped.
New plans were made for a new series of coins. The plans were all with
the high-value coins in a yellow metal like gold, the middle in a white
metal like silver, and the low values in red like cobber.
The first coins were a 50 ěre and a 10 Krone, both coined in 1989.
During the next years the rest of the coins were issued with the last
one - a 2 Krone in 1992.
The 5 Krone coin has awarded a prize to be the most well designed coin
for normal use.
Only the 20 Krone and the 10 Krone have changed the portrait of the
In September 2001 the portrait of the Queen were changed at the high
The 20 Krone coin with the new portrait got the same reverse as it
has had since it was isued for the first time in 1990, but in August
2003 it was changed:
In 2004 the 10 Krone's reverse was changed to the one used at the 20
In December 2002 the first coin of a new series - theme coins - was
issued. The theme for the coins is towers from different parts of Denmark.
The first one is with the tower of the townhall of Århus (Jutland).
In February 2003 and in November 2003, two coins with towers has been
issued. The first with tower of the Bors and the second is with the
tower of Christiansborg, both in Copenhagen.
The 4th in the series of theme coins was issued in February 2004. The
tower is the Goosetower in Vordingborg and in August 2004 the 5th was
The 5th is the Watertower of Svaneke (the island Bornholm). The architect
behind the tower was Jørn Utzon, who also have made the Operahouse
The 6th coin was issued in January 2005 and the motive is Landet Church
at the little island Tåsinge.
In September 2005 the 7th coin was issued. The motive is from The Faroe