Leo and the euro

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Leo and the euro

As part of its partnership with the Ministry of Education, the Banque de France produced a DVD entitled “Leo and the euro”.

This DVD is an aid for teaching fifth and sixth year pupils about the history of money and the banknotes that we use today.

 

 

The life of a banknote


 


Source: Banque de France
Aim: Understand the production of banknotes and their circulation.
Public: 10+
Length: 4’25’’
Lan­guage: French (no subtitles)
This film presents the production and circulation of banknotes. It also shows the role of the Banque de France in managing banknotes in circulation.

 

Genuine and counterfeit banknotes

 


 


Source: Banque de France
Aim: Discover banknote security features.
Public: 10+
Length: 4’25’’
Lan­guage: French (no subtitles)
This practical film shows the banknote security features that enable us to recognise authentic banknotes.

 

A story of money

 


 


Source: Banque de France
Aim: Discover banknote security features.
Public: 10+
Length: 4’25’’
Lan­guage: French (no subtitles)
This film tells the story of money from barter to the euro, moving from the invention of coins to French Revolution Assignat notes, and finally banknotes.


Published on 6 July 2011.