The €uro

Europa series of euro banknotes

The Europa series of euro banknotes is being gradually introduced in the euro area over a number of years. The new €20 was unveiled on 24 February and will start circulating on 25 November 2015.

Banknote security

Euro banknotes are easy to check. Just feel them, look at them and tilt them.

Cash professionals

If you work, for a commercial bank, post office or another organisation which checks, sorts and issues cash, you might find our training material useful. Information on authenticity and fitness checking, and the recirculation of euro banknotes is also available.

Playful introduction to euro cash

Explore the "Euro School", which features educational materials on euro banknotes and coins.