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5 Euro, 2002

5 euro 2002 front
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Front: Classic architecture

Back: Bridge of Classic architecture; Map of Europe

Courtesy ybnotes

 

10 Euro, 2002

10 euro 2002 front
10 euro 2002 back

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Front: Roman architecture

Back: Bridge of Roman architecture; Map of Europe

courtesy ybnotes

 

20 Euro, 2002

20 euro 2002 front
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Front: Gothic architecture

Back: Bridge of Gothic architecture; Map of Europe

courtesy ybnotes

 

50 Euro, 2002

50 euro 2002 front
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Front: Renaissance architecture

Back: Bridge of Renaissance architecture; Map of Europe

courtesy ybnotes

 

100 Euro, 2002

100 euro 2002 front
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Front: Baroque and Rococo architecture

Back: Bridge of Baroque architecture; Map of Europe

courtesy ybnotes

 

200 Euro, 2002

200 euro 2002 front
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Front: Glass and Iron architecture

Back: Cantilever bridge; Map of Europe

courtesy ybnotes

 

500 Euro, 2002

500 euro 2002 front
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Front: Architecture of the 20th Century

Back: Suspension bridge; Map of Europe

courtesy ybnotes

 

5 Euro, 2013

5 euro 2013 front
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Front: Classic architecture

Back: Bridge of Classic architecture; Map of Europe

Courtesy warogn

 

10 Euro, 2014

10 Euro, 2014 front
10 Euro, 2014 back

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Front: Roman architecture

Back: Bridge of Roman architecture; Map of Europe

courtesy xpto1963

 

20 Euro, 2015

20 Euro, 2015 front
20 Euro, 2015 back

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Front: Gothic architecture

Back: Bridge of Gothic architecture; map of Europe

courtesy xpto1963

 

50 Euro, 2017

50 euro 2017 front
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Front: Renaissance architecture

Back: Bridge of Renaissance architecture; Map of Europe

courtesy 33kk10

 

Every 2002 series banknote has a serial number consisting of 1 letter prefix and 11 numbers. The first letter determines the country of origin:

N Austria
Z Belgium
G Cyprus
L Finland
U France
X Germany
Y Greece
T Ireland
S Italy
F Malta
P Netherlands
M Portugal
E Slovakia
H Slovenia
V Spain

The Europa series (2013 and later) has a serial number consisting of 2 letter prefix and 10 numbers. The first letter represents the printer code:

D Polska Wytwórnia Papierów Wartosciowych, Warsaw
E Oberthur Fiduciaire, Chantepie, France
H De La Rue Currency, Loughton, UK
J De La Rue Currency, Gateshead, UK
M Valora SA, Carregado, Portugal
N Österreichische Banknoten-und Sicherheitsdruck GmbH, Vienna, Austria
P J Enschede Security Printing BV, Haarlem, Holland
R Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Berlin, Germany
S Banca d'Italia, Rome, Italy
T Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
U Banque de France, Chamaličres, France
V Fįbrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre, Madrid, Spain
W Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Leipzig, Germany
X Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Munich, Germany (this facility was closed by the end of 2015; new 20 Euro were still printed there)
Y Bank of Greece, Athens, Greece
Z Belgische Nationalbank, Brussels, Belgium

Back to Europe

European Union was formed on November 1, 1993 to foster political, economic and social co-operation among it's members. Twenty-eight current members include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.

Euro notes are the common currency for the following 19 members of the European Union (year joining Eurozone): Austria (1999), Belgium (1999), Cyprus (2008), Estonia (2011), Finland (1999), France (1999), Germany (1999), Greece (2001), Ireland (1999), Italy (1999), Latvia (2013), Lithuania (2015), Luxembourg (1999), Malta (2008), Netherlands (1999), Portugal (1999), Slovakia (2009), Slovenia (2007) and Spain (1999)

Many other European Union members and non members also either switch to Euro or peg their currencies to Euro.

See a complete list of Who Use Euro?

 

 

 

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