The way Danes still call their money ‘kroner’ (literally meaning ‘crowns’) is a reminder of their feudal past, but just like the late great kings, all the coins may soon be history.
EPN reports that bank cards have become the standard form of payment to such a degree that cash may completely disappear in the near future.
Money is digital
In the last 30 years, the number of Dankort transactions in Danish stores has been on a steady rise, according to figures released from the national bank.
In 2012, people paid with their Dankorts nearly a billion times, compared to 400 million times in 2000, while cheques and cash payments are getting rarer. In addition, mobile payments are getting more and more popular.
Read more: Copenhagen Post