In the coming year 2013 New Euro notes should be introduced. With New Euro notes the security of this cash should be exacerbated. The objective is the integration of other and better security features to make them more secure. Thus the New Euro notes are harder to counterfeit. The introduction of the New Euro notes starts with the smallest one of all Euro-Banknotes. For several years the remaining banknotes of the New Euro notes will be put into circulation. Though the ECB communicates that the banknotes of the first series will keep their validity but will not be everlasting as means of payment and due to that, will be replaced through the New Euro notes. At a central bank it is possible to trade Euro-Banknotes of the first and second series. From optical point of view, the New Euro notes differ from the first series banknotes.
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New Euro notes provide even more safety
According to current press releases, the New Euro notes are intended to contribute to the further development of safety technology. The New Euro notes are an progress of the previous series. The New Euro notes will probably be equipped with several additional security features. According to other press releases, the motive of the Greek myth figure is the renewed watermark and hologram ribbon on the edge. The New Euro notes are called "Europe Series". The printed value of the New Euro notes will change its color from emerald green to a deep blue if the note is slightly inclined. This is one of the features that will make it even harder to counterfeit the New Euro notes. But also the first series notes of the New Euro notes were comparatively rarely forged. A difference between the banknotes of the two series can be seen.