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Q: It's no secret that Queen Elizabeth appears on the banknotes of many countries around the world as a reminder of British colonialism. How does Sweden, among a select few nations, differ from this trend?

 

 

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Sweden (and a select few countries) differs by its use of the Kronor (or crown) as a monetary unit.

 

From Wikipedia "The crown is a monetary unit (currency) used in the countries of Czech Republic, Denmark (including the territory of Faroe Islands), Iceland, Norway and Sweden. It was formerly also used by Slovakia and Estonia until 2009 and 2011, respectively."

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Sweden uses the Kronor (or crown) as its currency unit.

 

The crown is a monetary unit (currency) used in the countries of Czech Republic, Denmark (including the territory of Faroe Islands), Iceland, Norway and Sweden. It was formerly also used by Slovakia and Estonia until 2009 and 2011, respectively.

 

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Sverigis Riksbank, Sweden's central bank, holds competitions for their banknotes (and their coins as well). The General Council of Sveriges Riksbank decides on the themes, motifs, sizes and colours for the new banknotes...

 

 

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Q: It's no secret that Queen Elizabeth appears on the banknotes of many countries around the world as a reminder of British colonialism. How does Sweden, among a select few nations, differ from this trend?

 

A: Sweden, along with 21 other nations, has never been invaded by Great Britain, therefore keeping their currencies free of the Queen.

The complete list is as follows: Andorra, Belarus, Bolivia, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, Ivory Coast, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mali, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Mongolia, Paraguay, Sao Tome and Principe, Sweden, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Vatican City.

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