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Euro Banknotes

Security features

Various security features have been incorporated into all euro banknotes to protect them against counterfeiting. It is very easy to check a euro banknote of either series by using the simple FEEL, LOOK and TILT method. 

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The first series €5 banknote


Special printing processes give the banknotes their unique feel.

  1. 1 Paper
  2. 2 Raised print
Compare with the new €5
First series
Europa series