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4,150 counterfeit euro banknotes withdrawn from circulation in Portugal in 1H2016

LISBON, 25-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — During the first half of 2016, 4,150 counterfeit banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in Portugal, a decrease of 7.5 per cent compared with the second half of 2015. The number of counterfeit banknotes seized in Portugal … Read the full press release

European Central Bank (ECB) makes euro banknotes even more secure; unveils new €50 banknote

New €50 banknote will start circulating on 4 April 2017 €50 is the most widely used euro banknote New secure banknotes underline Eurosystem’s commitment to cash FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 06-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Central Bank (ECB) today unveiled the … Read the full press release

Joint OeNB-ECB high-level Vienna conference discussed the preparations for the launch of the new Europa series of euro banknotes

Vienna , 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Before the new €5 banknotes of the Europa series start to circulate on 2 May, the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) and the European Central Bank (ECB) invited experts from several countries to a high-level conference in Vienna … Read the full press release