The Carl XVI Gustaf Sverige coin is the 1 krona coin minted in Sweden between 1976 and 1981. The coin features a portrait of Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf on its obverse, or front side. The reverse side portrays the crowned coat of arms on a shield.Continue Reading
The 1 krona coin is made up of 75 percent copper and 25 percent nickel and weighs 7 grams. It is 25 mm in diameter and 1.88 mm thick.
Other 1 krona coins minted after the King's coronation in 1973 feature different designs or text on the obverse and reverse sides. For example, the 1 krona coin minted from 2001 to the present features a different profile design of the King and the words "CARL XVI GUSTAF SVERIGES KONUNG" on the obverse. The reverse features the royal crown instead of the crowned coat of arms.Learn more about Coins & Currency