: International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.
International Monetary Fund
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Statistics Dept. Euro Banknotes
and Coins On January 1, 2002, euro banknotes
and coins were issued. The existing national currencies continued to be
accepted in trade for a short transition period that ended in all member countries
by the end of February 2002, at the latest. The national currencies and coins can
be redeemed with the national authorities for extended periods, or indefinitely, as
set by national policy. The changeover to euro banknotes
and coins was smooth,
and the ...