The circulation of the new Europa series of €5 banknotes will begin today, the European Central Bank (ECB) has announced and added that the new notes will co-exist with the current ones until they are withdrawn.

The €5 banknote is the first note introduced from the Europa series, which was unveiled in January by ECB's President Mario Draghi and which will include new security features that draw on advances in banknote security and technology.

“Despite the challen...


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