General characteristics of the banknotes

There are seven (7) different banknotes. The less valuable ones are described as "low denomination" and those of a higher value are termed "high denomination".

 

Each of the banknotes represents a period in history, by means of printed motives:

  • On the obverse, "door and window" motifs
  • On the reverse, "bridge" motives.

LOW DENOMINATION

HIGH DENOMINATION

5 Euro "CLASSICAL" 50 Euro "RENNNAISSANCE"
10 Euro "ROMANIC" 100 Euro "BAROQUE AND ROCOCO"
20 Euro "GOTHIC" 200 Euro "IRON AND GLASS ARCHITECT. ERA "
    500 Euro "MODERN ARCHITECTURE. 20TH CENTURY"

 

Other common traits pertaining to the banknotes:

  • The name of the coin written in Latin and Greek characters.
  • The initials of the Central European Bank in five languages (5).
  • The "copyright".
  • The signature of the Chairman of the Central European Bank, "Willem F. Duisenberg".
  • The European Union flag.

 

Caracteristicas de los billetes