- 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 kroner
The Icelandic kroner was introduced in 1922 at parity with the Danish krona and has since then lost 95.95% of its value.How Well is Iceland Doing?
January 22, 2013
During the high season, rooms can run between 2,900 and 6,500 kroner, or a staggering $600-$1,300.
You must buy tickets to enter Tivoli, which are 95 kroner, or approximately $20.
A dollar buys you about five Danish kroner, which is not a conversion in our favor.
And if you do what I wish, I shall give you fifteen thousand kroner more.
"Ten thousand kroner—that is a large sum," said the gruff voice.
The bill for lodging and breakfast was seven kroner (about $1.90) for us two.Through Scandinavia to Moscow
William Seymour Edwards
All these workers receive one kroner a month, which is saved up for them.Glimpses into the Abyss
And then I up and showed him our wedding ring—cost me ten kroner, it did.Egholm and his God
- 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 kroner
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.