The action whereby a very used, legal currency banknote is exchanged for another of equal value. It is also the process whereby the banknote denominations in a monetary system are replaced (changed) by another.
"The graphic euro symbol (€) is inspired on the Greek letter epsilon and also denotes the first letter of the word ""Europe"". The two parallel lines refer to the stability of the new currency. ""EUR"" is the official abbreviation of the euro registered at the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and is used in the economic, financial and commercial sphere. The name of the currency appears on euro banknotes both in Latin (EURO) and Greek characters (EYPW)".