Sverige först med sedlar i Europa

Sverige först med sedlar i Europa, Interview with Christer Engqvist and Mattias Persson:

Sweden was the first European country to issue banknotes. When the Palmstruch bank failed in 1668, it was saved by the Swedish state while the debt was transferred into a “bad bank”. Thus, Sweden became the first country to experience a modern-style financial crisis, and it also founded, by accident, the first central bank globally.

The corresponding banknote is found under urn:nbn:se:alvin:portal:record-79932 in the Uppsala University Coin Cabinet’s portal.

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