Some banknotes will expire soon. After June 30, it will not be possible to pay several samples in the amount of 100 to 2000 kroner. But people will have several more years to exchange.
Some banknote designs expire after June 30. This applies to all values except for 5,000 kroner. This is the 100 kroner note 1995 and 1997, for the 1996 and 1998 kroner 200. If you have 500 kroner banknotes of 1995 and 1997 designs or a thousand 1996 kroner notes at home, they will also stop offering from July 1. This also applies to the 2,000 kroner banknotes in the 1996 and 1999 designs.
“These banknote patterns are easily recognizable by the width of the silver band A safety element that crosses the banknote vertically. This band is narrow for banknotes that expire June 30, 2022 and do not change color when tilted.The Czech National Bank explained in a press release.
Only banknotes with values of 100 crowns for 2018, 200 crowns for 2018, 500 crowns for 2009, 1,000 crowns for 2008, 2,000 crowns for 2007 and 5,000 crowns for 1999 and 2009 designs will remain in circulation.”For the public, the risk of confusion between old and less frequently used banknote designs and counterfeiting will be minimized,” I wrote about changing CNB.
However, the fact that banknotes expire does not mean that people should dispose of them after July 1. Banknotes with an expiration date of June 30, 2022 will be exchanged between all credit institutions carrying out treasury operations between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2024. (Banks – Editor’s Note) In addition to the Czech National Bank in its seven regional offices (Prague, Brno, Ostrava, Hradec Kralove, Ceske Budejovice, Plzen, Usti nad Labem). And from July 1, 2024, it will be limited to the Czech National Bank only.”
“The exchange of invalid banknotes in the Czech National Bank is unlimited in time,“ CNB warned. However, dealers will have the right to refuse these banknotes after June 30th.
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