Old Greenlandic banknotes III 1/2


At the beginning of the twentieth century, KGH (Kongelige Grønlandske Handel – Royal Greenland Trading) started using special banknotes. These were printed in stone presses and were valid currency in Greenland’s trading posts.


Old Greenlandic banknotes III 1/2 

Artist and typography: Bertil Skov Jørgensen 

Denomination: DKK 26.00 

Date of issue: 21. June 2019 

10 stamps per sheet. 

Exterior dimensions: 53.00 mm x 46.00 mm 

Printing method: Combined laser gravure/offset 

Paper: Swiss Stamp Paper 

The stamps, which reproduce the banknote designs, are printed in combined offset and laser etching and will be issued as full sheets and souvenir sheets. In 2017 and 2018 we issued a total of four postage stamps, reproducing banknotes that were issued in 1911. Our stamp series now continues with two additional stamps that reproduce banknotes from the series of banknotes that was issued in 1953.
Banknote series from 1953

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