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 Definition The official currency of the European Monetary Union. [d] [e]

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[[Image:Euro banknotes.jpg|220px|right|Euro banknotes]]

[[Image:Euro coins.jpg|100px|right|Euro coins]]

[[Image:EuroConstLarge.png|thumb|220px|right|This is the official construction of the euro logo, which was specified to be printed in [[Pantone Matching System|PMS]] Yellow on a PMS Reflex Blue background]]

[[Image:Anti.emu.sweden.jpg|thumb|180px|right|Swedish anti-Euro propaganda from 2003 by the [[Green Youth (Sweden)|Green Party's youth organization]]. The text translates as "[[Economic and monetary union|EMU]] and solidarity".]]

[[Image:La2-euro.jpg|thumb|left|180px|The euro Light Sculpture in [[Frankfurt]]]]

[[Image:Euro exchange rate to USD, JPY, and GBP.png|thumb|right|350px||Exchange rate evolution of the euro compared to USD, JPY and GBP. Exchange rate at start is put to 1. <br>Green: in Jan-1999: 1 € = 1.18 USD ; in May-2006: 1 € = 1.28 USD <br>Red: in Jan-1999: 1 € = 133 JPY ; in May-2006: 1 € = 144 JPY <br>Blue: in Jan-1999: 1 € = 0.71 GBP ; in May-2006: 1 € = 0.68 GBP ]]


The content of the article Euro-Cent is as follows:

The Euro-Cent is the currency subunit of the Euro. There are 100 Euro-Cents in a Euro. The Euro-Cent coins were first struck in 1999, but these were kept in storage until the change over to the Euro on the 1 January 2002.
Slovenia is the latest country to issue Euro-Cents, as it changed over to the Euro from the Tolar on 1 January 2007.
A few countries have issued private pattern Euro coins, which usually contain Euro-Cent denominations. These are not officially recognised, but are of interest to some numismatists.

If any of this is verifiable and not redundant, please add it into this article, probably at Euro#Coins_and_banknotes. Anthony Argyriou 12:12, 15 October 2007 (CDT)


Not sure if this is the result of a find-and-replace action, but the word euro is not capitalized when it is the first word of a subtitle in this article. Is there a reason? It looks rather strange. Eric Winesett 23:49, 10 November 2007 (CST)

Corrected - Ro Thorpe 10:13, 11 November 2007 (CST)


When we list countries in which the Euro is used we should either make clear that it is also used in other countries (like Monaca) or make a complete list. Christian Kleineidam 20:36, 26 February 2008 (CST)


See 1 euorocent. The article states that Finland and Holland do not produce 1 eurocent coins. The site shows pictures of these coins though. I also heard that Finland did not mint 1 eurocent coins. Holland at one time definitely did coin them (I have a few). --Paul Wormer 16:05, 5 August 2009 (UTC)


All who have followed this year's developments in Europe will, I think, agree that this article is unsatisfactory and should not be left in its present form. (I will spell out the reasons if anyone wishes). Parts of it are, in my view, useful but I do not believe that it could be put right by piecemeal repairs. What I believe is needed is a top-to-bottom rewrite by a suitably qualified author.

I am willing to undertake that task if the other editors concerned agree. I have started a new article entitled Eurozone with the intention, if agreed, of reducing this article to a stub when the new article is near completion.Nick Gardner 10:27, 5 December 2010 (UTC)

In view of its topicality I have made a start on the Eurozone article, and I have reached a point at which the only way to avoid a conflict between articles is to delete paragraphs 2.3, 3, 4 and 5. Those paragraphs are in any case - in my judgment as economics editor - mostly biassed, speculative, inadequate or inaccurate.

I propose, however, to wait a further two days for possible objections, before taking that action Nick Gardner 15:11, 7 December 2010 (UTC)