Handdrawn forgery of 10 Riksdaler banknote


British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

The appearance and feel of money can be central to an individual’s willingness to accept it. This hand drawn counterfeit banknote attempted to replicate a printed Swedish 10 riksdaler note. It must have taken a significant amount of time and effort to produce.


  • Title: Handdrawn forgery of 10 Riksdaler banknote
  • Date Created: 1868
  • Physical Dimensions: 135mm x 80mm
  • Registration number: 1984,1118.1
  • Place: Sweden
  • Material: Paper
  • Copyright: © The Trustees of the British Museum
  • British Museum link: 1984,1118.1

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