Europa Series: 200 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…

European Central Bank President, Mario Draghi about Bitcoins

Thank you Cora van Nieuwenhuiz (ALDE) Thank you, Mr Chairman. Welcome back, Mr Draghi. I also would like to ask you two questions outside of regular monetary policy. The first one is about crypto currencies. It’s a very hot topic. China now prohibits the initial calling offerings and exchanges of Bitcoins and that is causing…

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…

Printing of the New €50 Banknote

Printing of the new €50 banknote Feeding of paper into printing machine Offset printing Quality control Silkscreen printing of emerald number Intaglio printing Quality control of printed banknote sheets Automatic cutting and packaging

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…