This application is an interactive presentation of the euro banknotes and coins, with the added attraction of close-up viewing of the finer detail. This comprehensive display is a valuable reference (created by the European Central Bank and the Eurosystem) for anyone interested in the common currency and is ideal for comparing the different designs of the euro coins.

Source: ECB - Eurosystem

Objective: Learn to recognize euro banknotes and coins

Audience: 12+.

Type: Game.

Language: French

The banknotes – inspired by the architectural styles of seven periods in Europe’s cultural history – are identical throughout the euro area. The coins have a ‘European’ side and a ‘national’ side, with images that vary from country to country. In addition to the countries in the euro area, the Principality of Monaco, the Republic of San Marino and the Vatican City also issue euro coins.

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Published on 09 March 2011. Updated on 10 April 2020