Currency of Sweden 100 Krona banknote 2016 Greta Garbo
Swedish National Bank - Sveriges Riksbank
Obverse: Hollywood Actress Greta Garbo (1905–1990) is considered one of the greatest Hollywood film stars of the 1920s and 1930s. She made 27 films. Portrait engraved after photograph by the US photographer Clarence Sinclair Bull in connection with the making of the film Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise). At left: From the world of film - Strips of film (fictitious).
Microtext - Greta Garbo’s film roles: Microtext that can be read with the aid of a magnifying glass (selection of Greta Garbo's film roles):
Karin, Ninotchka, Marie Walewska, Anna Karenina, Katrin, Christina, Mata Hari, Susan Lenox, Yvonne, Anna Christie, Irene, Arden Stuart, Lillie, Diana Merrick, Tania, Marianne, Felicitas von Rhaden, Elena, Leonora, Elisabeth Dohna.
Three Crowns (Swedish: Tre Kronor) is a national emblem of Sweden, present in the coat of arms of Sweden, and composed of three yellow or gilded coronets ordered two above and one below.
Reverse: Stockholm motives, where Greta Garbo grew up: Collage of well-known buildings in Stockholm – the Riksdag (parliament building), the Palace, the City Hall – and a view of the lake Mälaren and Saltsjön, part of the Baltic Sea. White water lily and fritillary: The provincial flower of Södermanland, the white water lily, and the provincial flower of Uppland, the fritillary or snake's head. Greta Garbo’s Södermalm: Map of central Stockholm including the Södermalm district where Greta Garbo grew up. Stockholm: Map of Sweden with Stockholm marked.
Signature: Johan Gernandt and Stefan Ingves.
Watermark: Greta Garbo and electrotype 100.
Measures: 133 x 66 millimetres.
Thickness: 125 micrometres +/- 10%.
Banknote paper: Manufactured of cotton fibres that are not fluorescent, which is to say they do not emit any light under ultraviolet light (other types of paper may emit a bluish glow).
Banknote numbers: The letters indicate the year in which the banknote was printed. A = 2013, B = 2014 etc. The two first digits indicate where on the printing sheet the banknote was printed. The final seven digits are a serial number.
Printer: Tumba Bruk - Tumba Bruk is the printing company responsible for manufacturing of the Swedish krona banknotes.
Watermark: Watermark with the banknote's denomination and portrait that are visible when you hold the banknote to the light. The denomination appears significantly lighter than the rest of the paper.
See-through picture: A pattern that, together with a matching pattern on the reverse, forms the denomination when you hold the banknote to the light.
Security ribbon: Vertical blue security ribbon with three windows. The windows feature images that move and alternate motif between KR and a royal crown when you tilt the banknote. The placement of the security strip may vary by up to 2 cm.
UV fibres: UV fibres spread across the entire banknote that fluoresce (glow) yellow and blue under ultraviolet light.
Security thread: Security thread embedded in the banknote paper. Visible as a dark line when you hold the banknote up to the light.
Intaglio print: Intaglio print, which makes the paper feel like a banknote and gives it a noticeable raised surface. Run your thumb over it or scrape lightly with a fingernail. Intaglio printing has been used for the portrait, denominations, the text SVERIGESRIKSBANK and the markings identifying the denomination.
UV image: UV image (three crowns) that fluoresces (glows) yellow and blue under ultraviolet light.
Colour-shifting image: Colour-shifting image linked to the person portrayed on the banknote, in this case a strip of film. The banknote's denomination, 100, is also shown in the image. The image and the denomination gradually change colour between gold and green when you tilt the banknote.