Estonian kroon banknotes

Eesti Pank will exchange Estonian banknotes and coins for euros indefinitely.

From the beginning of 2012 kroons can be exchanged for euros at the Eesti Pank Museum at the central exchange rate (1 euro = 15.6466 Estonian kroons) and without any service fee, in unlimited amounts and for an unlimited period of time. The museum is open for exchange transactions from 12 to 17 from Tuesday to Friday and from 11 to 16 on Saturdays.

Estonian kroons can be exchanged for euros under the same conditions in all cash offices of Swedbank and SEB Pank until the end of 2013.

Note: Estonian kroons cannot be exchanged by mail. If you wish to exchange your Estonian kroons for euro cash, please visit Eesti Pank Museum or a bank office listed above. Eesti Pank will not be responsible for any banknotes and coins lost in the mail.

1-kroon note

 
Issued in 1992 (security features)

The front of the banknote bears a portrait of Kristjan Raud (1865–1943) – Estonian painter, teacher and cultural historian. The rear depicts Toompea Castle and Pikk Hermann Tower.

2-kroon note

 
Issued in 1992 (security features)

 
Printed in 2006, 2007 (security features)

The front of the banknote bears a portrait of Karl Ernst von Baer (1792–1876) – Estonian anthropologist, naturalist and geographer. The rear depicts the University of Tartu (1632).

5-kroon note

 
Issued in 1991, 1992 (security features)

 
Issued in 1994 (security features)

The front of the banknote bears a portrait of Paul Keres (1916–1975) – Estonian chess player, international grand master, prominent chess theorist. The rear depicts Hermann order stronghold in Narva, Narva River and the fortified stronghold of Ivangorod.

10-kroon note

 
Issued in 1991, 1992 (security features)

 
Issued in 1994 (security features)

 
Issued in 2006, 2007 (security features)

The front of the banknote bears a portrait of Jakob Hurt (1839–1907) – Estonian folklorist, theologian, linguist and prominent social figure. The rear depicts the Tamme-Lauri Oak in Urvaste.

25-kroon note

 
Issued in 1991, 1992 (security features)

 
Issued in 2002 (security features)

 
Issued in 2007 (security features)

The front of the banknote bears a portrait of Anton Hansen Tammsaare (1878–1940) – Estonian writer of classical literature. The rear depicts Vargamäe.

50-kroon note

 
Issued in 1994 (security features)

The front of the banknote bears a portrait of Rudolf Tobias (1873–1918) – Estonian composer. The rear depicts the Estonia Theatre in Tallinn.

100-kroon note

 
Issued in 1991, 1992 (security features)

 
Issued in 1994 (security features)

 
Issued in 1999, 2007 (security features)

The front of the banknote bears a portrait of Lydia Koidula (1843–1886) – Estonian poetess and playwright. The rear depicts the North-Estonian limestone bank.

500-kroon note

 
Issued in 1991 (security features)

 
Issued in 1994 (security features)

 
Issued in 1996 (security features)

 
Issued in 2000 (security features)

 
Issued in 2007 (security features)

The front of the banknote bears a portrait of Carl Robert Jakobson (1841–1882) – Estonian politician, publisher, writer and promoter of agriculture. The rear depicts a barn swallow, with the Estonian landscape in the background.

Collector banknotes

 
Issued in 2008 (security features)

The front of the banknote depicts an Estonian girl in national costume, holding sheaves (identical copy of the front side of the 10-kroon banknote designed by Günther Reindorff in 1928). The rear provides a view of the Tamme-Lauri Oak in Urvaste (a motif on the back side of the 10-kroon note of 1991), along with the coat of arms of the Republic of Estonia.