Icelandic Krona (ISK)

Icelandic notes and coins

Legal tender in Iceland consists of just four notes and five coins.

Notes are available in the following denominations: 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 krona and coins are available in 100, 50, 10, 5 and 1 krona.

A number of security features can be found on the notes, including a watermark showing a portrait of Jón Sigurðsson (1811 to 1879, Icelandic statesman).

Currently you can expect to receive approximately 120 Icelandic Krona to the UK pound.

Currency Rates

Obtaining currency before you go

Leaving the purchase of your currency until you get to the airport is not only bad planning, but it usually means you get a bad exchange rate too!

Obtaining currency in Iceland