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What are the paper denominations for the euro

The euro represents the official currency in nineteen countries of the European Union, as it was adopted for the first time as an alternative currency in non-monetary transactions of eleven countries in 1999, and then the currencies circulated in twelve countries of the union were replaced by the euro currency in 2002, as well as It is noteworthy that nine European Union countries refrained from using the euro as their official currency, namely, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Croatia, the Czech Republic, and Bulgaria, while this currency is the currency in circulation in four other countries from outside The European Union, namely: Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and the Vatican. The task of preserving the value of the euro is entrusted to the European Central Bank, which also maintains price stability in the countries of the European Union and sets monetary policy for the eurozone.


European Euro Currency Categories:

Where currency categories can be defined as being a general classification of the face value of financial instruments, such as coins, paper, and financial instruments; The currency denominations that help clarify the payment options accepted in various trades, and just like any other currency, the euro currency in its two forms (paper and metal) exists within several categories, and each of these categories is represented by the existence of a design and content different to the other categories; The design was inspired by the architectural styles of seven periods in European cultural history, and the euro paper currency, with its various denominations, is similar in design to all countries within the eurozone, and the difference may be in the design of the coin denominations only.


 Paper Categories:

 The euro currency was issued in its paper form in two different series; Where the first series consisted of seven categories, namely: 5 euros, 10 euros, 20 euros, 50 euros, 100 euros, 200 euros, and 500 euros, then the second series came to include six categories, and was completed by printing two categories (100) and (200) euros And the issuance of a category of (500) euros by seventeen national central banks of the countries of the eurozone has stopped being issued from the twenty-seventh of January of the year 2019 AD, and despite this, the category of 500 euros is still used as a means of payment and as a legal tender * To this day.



Euro 5 class:

The current design of the 5 euro coin denominated for the first time on the tenth of January of 2013 AD, and the actual issuance of the coin began on the second of May of the same year, and this coin was designed with dimensions (120x62) mm, as for the color It is predominantly gray, and the design also includes the initials of the words of the European Central Bank, a map of the European continent, in addition to an ancient landmark in the style of classical architecture.


€ 10 Class:

The current design of the 10 euro coin denominated for the first time on the thirteenth of January of 2014, and the actual issuance of the coin began on the twenty-third of September of the same year, and this coin was designed with dimensions (127x67) mm. As for the predominant color in it, it is red, and the design also includes the initials of the phrase the European Central Bank, a map of the European continent, in addition to an archaeological monument in the Roman style dating back to the two centuries: the eleventh and twelfth centuries.



Class of 20 euros:

Where the current design of the 20 euro coin denomination appeared for the first time on the twenty-fourth of February of 2015 AD, and the issuance of the currency actually began on the twenty-fifth of November of the same year, and this coin was designed with dimensions (133x72) mm, As for the predominant color in it, it is blue, and the design also includes the initials of the words of the European Central Bank, a map of the European continent, in addition to an archaeological monument in the Gothic style dating back to the two centuries: the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.


 € 50 class:

The current design of the 50 euro coin denominated for the first time on the fifth of July of 2016 AD, and the issuance of the currency actually began on the fourth of April of the year 2017 AD, [8] and this coin was designed with dimensions (140x77) mm. As for the predominant color in it, it is orange, and the design also includes the initials of the words of the European Central Bank, a map of the European continent, in addition to an archaeological landmark in the Renaissance style dating back to the two centuries: the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.


 € 100 class:

As the 100 euro coin denomination began to be issued in its current form on the twenty-eighth of May of 2019, [8] and this coin was designed with dimensions (147x77) mm, and the predominant color is green, and the design also includes the initials of the phrase The European Central Bank, the map of the European continent, in addition to an archaeological landmark in the Baroque and Rococo style, dating back to the period (1600-1750AD).


 € 200 class:

The issuance of the 200-euro coin denomination in its current form began on the 28th of May of 2019, and this coin was designed with dimensions (153 x 77) mm, and the two predominant colors in it are brown and yellow, and the design also contains the initials of the phrase Central Bank The European continent, and the map of the European continent, in addition to a famous landmark dating back to the nineteenth century.

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