Old Greenlandic bank notes I 2/2


In the beginning of the 20th century, special bank notes were used by the Royal Greenland Trading Department (in Danish: Den Kongelige Grønlandske Handel – KGH). The notes were made by means of lithography and were valid at the trade locations in Greenland.


Old Greenlandic bank notes I 2/2 

Denomination: DKK 39.00 

Date of issue: 15th May 2017 

20 stamps per sheet 

Outer dimensions: 52.00 x 35.00 mm 

Format: J - horizontal 

Artist and typography: Bertil Skov Jørgensen 

Printing method: Combined laser engraving & offset 

Paper: Swiss Stamp Paper 


Bertil Skov Jørgensen is the artist who has drawn and engraved this series. The stamps are printed in combined offset and laser engraving and will be issued in normal sheets and souvenir sheets. The first two stamps in the series depict bank notes issued in 1911. In the next few years, bank notes issued later on in the 20th century will be depicted in this series.

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