A new generation

March 2013
Coin News;Mar2013, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p46
An interview with Ton Roos, Director of Banknotes at the European Central Bank (ECB), about the new 5 Euros Europa banknote and the remaining Euro notes still to be re-launched is presented. When asked about the introduction of a new series of Euro banknotes, Roos notes that central banks worldwide have a duty to regularly upgrade or change their banknotes to stay one step ahead of counterfeiters. He also cites the increased use of banknotes and their represented value.


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