Banknotes and coins

Banknotes and coins Contents

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Cash plays an important role in the proper functioning of the economy. Euro banknotes and coins are the only legal tender in the euro area and the only form of public money that is directly accessible to all  citizens; thereby a key factor for social inclusion of the most vulnerable groups, with limited access to new technologies. In addition, cash allows us to have a means of payment in case of unavailability of electronic payment systems.

This section offers further information about the euro coins and notes, as well as historical data and information about the peseta.

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