Euro Banknotes – Made to last

Euro Banknotes – Made to last

EURO BANKNOTES MADE TO LAST FRICTION ACCIDENTAL IRONING ACCIDENTAL WASHING AGGRESSIVE CHEMICAL AGENTS CRUMPLING INTENSE COLD PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO SUNLIGHT EXTREME HEAT MICRO-IMPACT TEST STICKY TAPE TEST EURO BANKNOTES MADE TO LAST

Euro Banknotes – Made to last

EURO BANKNOTES MADE TO LAST FRICTION ACCIDENTAL IRONING ACCIDENTAL WASHING AGGRESSIVE CHEMICAL AGENTS CRUMPLING INTENSE COLD PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO SUNLIGHT EXTREME HEAT MICRO-IMPACT TEST STICKY TAPE TEST EURO BANKNOTES MADE TO LAST

Europa Series: 100 Euro Banknote Security Features

Feel the banknote. It should be crisp and firm. Run your finger across the front of the banknote. You can feel a series of short raised lines on the left and right edges. They make it easy to identify the banknote, especially for visually impaired people. The main image, the large value numeral, and the lettering also feel thicker. Look at the banknote against the light. A faint image becomes…

Unveiling of the New 100 and 200 Euro Banknotes

Unveiling of the New 100 and 200 Euro Banknotes

The second series of euro banknotes has been gradually introduced over the past few years. And on 28 May 2019 the new €100 and €200 banknotes will start circulating. Like the €50, the new notes have a portrait of Europa in the hologram and in the watermark, and when they are tilted the emerald number changes colour and shows small € symbols. They also have a brand new security feature,…

Europa Series: 100 Euro Banknote Security Features

Feel the banknote. It should be crisp and firm. Run your finger across the front of the banknote. You can feel a series of short raised lines on the left and right edges. They make it easy to identify the banknote, especially for visually impaired people. The main image, the large value numeral, and the lettering also feel thicker. Look at the banknote against the light. A faint image becomes…

How euro banknotes are produced

How euro banknotes are produced

Can you tell what that noise is? It’s the sound of money being printed. To be precise, it’s the sound of euro banknotes being produced. It could be at any one of the 11 printing locations in the euro area. Between 5 and 6 billion banknotes are printed each year to satisfy demand and replace worn out banknotes. This is a highly secure area and almost no-one is allowed to…