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New €50 Anti-Forgery Banknote

New €50  Anti-Forgery Banknote  New €50  Anti-Forgery Banknote

A new €50 note designed to be harder to forge is being launched in the 19 countries of the eurozone, DW reported. But the old ones will remain valid for the time being. The European Central Bank is releasing a new €50 note on Tuesday that features a number of security measures designed to make it more difficult to counterfeit. The new note, orange-brown in color, has raised print and a transparent window featuring a picture of “Europa,” the Greek goddess from whom the continent takes its name, on a metallic strip. It also has a portrait watermark and security thread. The number on it is emerald-colored, but changes color when moved from side to side. It also feels crisper and firmer than previous versions. “This is a very innovative note in terms of security,” Bank of France official Gilles Vaysset said during a presentation of the note in Paris. The €5, 10 and 20 banknotes that have been issued in recent times already feature similar security measures.


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