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Tag: Euro

Happy Birthday Euro: Here’s to the next 20 years!

The euro celebrates its 20th birthday. Giesecke+Devrient has accompanied Europe’s common currency from the beginning and sends a personal birthday greeting, together with some requests for the future.

Bert van Ravenswaaij Is the New Mint Master of the Royal Dutch Mint

Bert van Ravenswaaij has been appointed the new Mint Master of the Royal Dutch Mint. This change comes with numismatic consequences. His privy mark will be featured on all new Dutch circulation coins.

ECB Announces New Euro-Banknotes

Cash is popular in the Euro area, but not the design of the Euro banknotes. Thus the ECB plans to involve the public and come up with new designs by 2024. Additionally, they plan to enhance the security features of our cash even more.

How to Collect 2 Euro Commemorative Coins from Italy

Italian 2 euro commemorative coins are hardly ever found in circulation. And you should be careful regarding the secondary market: there are a lot of dubious offers. Don’t worry, with the tips of our expert numiscontrol, you can master this field!

Euro Coins with Animal Designs at Eesti Pank Museum

Estonia’s Eesti Pank Museum is hosting a mini-display of euro coins with animal images until the end of 2021 to mark the launch into circulation of the new 2 euro coin dedicated to the Estonian national animal, the wolf.

Italy Cancels Controversial Cashless Campaign

In a much-maligned scheme Italy’s government aimed at encouraging cashless payments by reimbursing a part of the sum paid with ec cards. Recently the European Central Bank wrote a letter of concern to Rome over the matter – not for nothing.

Beginner-friendly and Unique: 2 Euro Commemorative Coins from Ireland

Finding Irish 2 euro coins among your change is about as rare as finding a four-leaf clover on the green island. On the upside, they make for an ideal introduction to coin collecting. With the tips from our expert numiscontrol, newbies can get started right away!

France’s 2 Euro Commemorative Coins: A Topic Worth Collecting?

Many collectors have a focus on French euro coins. However, especially commemorative coins can usually only be found on the secondary market. Our expert numiscontrol explains which coins are worth the money – and which pieces might even increase in value.

Who Is Hiding Pesetas Worth 1.5 Billion Euro?

Until 30th June 2021, the Banco de Espana exchanged pesetas into Euro. Now the old currency has become worthless. Peseta banknotes and coins worth over 1.5 billion Euro have not been redeemed. Where are they?, Michael Alexander asks.

Money Creators. Who Decides What’s Money?

Who has the right to create and issue money? And what about the future forms of digital money? The Deutsche Bundesbank answers questions like these in its new special exhibition “Money creators. Who decides what’s money?”.