The Eurosystem will unveil the new Europa series €20 banknote on 24 February 2015

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In January 30, 2015
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Source: European Central Bank

The new €20 is the third banknote of the Europa series to be introduced after the €5 and €10. The ECB and the national central banks of the euro area – the Eurosystem – will unveil the banknote and announce its exact issuance date on 24 February 2015.

The Eurosystem is taking several measures to support banknote equipment manufacturers, suppliers and owners of machines and authentication devices:

  • It is making the new banknote available to them at the euro area national central banks well before it is issued so they can test and adapt their machines and devices. After the unveiling, the new €20 can be tested outside the central banks.
  • It is arranging a series of events and actions to prepare for the issuance of the new €20. The first of these events will be a Eurosystem seminar for relevant organisations that will be held at the Banca d’Italia in Rome on 6 February 2015.
  • It is providing a range of communication tools and materials to help them get ready for the introduction of the new note.