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On 1 January 2015 Lithuania became the 19th member of the euro area. The irrevocably fixed exchange rate is €1= LTL 3.45280.
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The signature of Mario Draghi can now be seen on some euro banknotes.
Other banknotes bear the signature of one or other of the previous two ECB Presidents. All the banknotes are equally valid regardless of the signature.
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.
Do you handle cash as part of your work? We have produced information material especially for you. It includes details of the security features.
The Eurosystem has developed common standards for facilitating the integration of detectors into banknote sorting machines.
The ECB has developed an exhibition on the euro banknotes and coins and their security features. The exhibition is currently touring the EU Member States.
Check the euro banknotes: “Feel”
Check the euro banknotes: “Look”
Check the euro banknotes: “Tilt”