11.02.2014

Governor's speech when the 10,000 króna banknote was put into circulation

Governor Már Guðmundsson held a speech at a ceremony in the Central Bank of Iceland when the new 10,000 króna banknote was put into circulation. The Governor discussed the rationale for the new banknote and he presented historical matters on banknote circulation. 

Attached is a photograph of Governor Már Guðmundsson passing the first 10,000 króna banknote to the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Bjarni Benediktsson. 

The speech can be accessed here: Payment intermediation, inflation, and the new 10,000 kr. banknote 

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