- a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Denmark, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.
- a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Norway, equal to 100 öre. Abbreviation: Kr., kr.
Origin of krone1
- a former gold coin of Germany, equal to 10 marks.
- korona(def 1).
Origin of krone2
Examples from the Web for krone
Mr. Krone, however, will tell you he has no sympathy with such cries.An Outcast
F. Colburn Adams
Well, it ought to be a krone, but seventy-five re I will have, and thats the least.Egholm and his God
When the times are ordinarily good he can earn a krone a day regularly.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete
Martin Anderson Nexo
"I heard of you this evening at the Krone, mein Herr," he said.A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest
Amelia B. Edwards
This had the required effect, and one krone made its appearance.Look Back on Happiness
- the standard monetary unit of Denmark, the Faeroe Islands, and Greenland, divided into 100 øre
- the standard monetary unit of Norway, divided into 100 øre
- a former German gold coin worth ten marks
- a former Austrian monetary unit
Word Origin and History for krone
name of currency unit and silver coin in Scandinavian countries, 1875, from Danish krone (plural kroner), Swedish krona (plural kronor), literally "crown" (see crown). Also the name of a 10-mark gold piece issued by the German Empire. So called for the devices stamped on them.