Banknotes and coins
This heading presents the design of euro banknotes and coins as well as the design of banknotes and coins denominated in Luxembourg francs.
The euro banknotes
Euro cash was introduced 1 January 2002, when it replaced, at fixed conversion rates, the banknotes and coins of the national currencies like the Luxembourg franc and the Deutsche Mark. (...)
The euro banknotes of the new "Europa" series
The Europa series banknotes are to be introduced gradually over several years, in ascending order. The two first banknotes in the new series, the €5 and €10, started circulating in 2013 and 2014 respectively. The new €20 was unveiled on 24 February 2015 and will start circulating on 25 November 2015. (...)
The euro coins
The common sides have been designed by Luc Luyx from the Royal Belgian Mint.
Each Members State has designed the national side of its euro coins by using national and traditional design elements. (...)
Graphic features and technical specifications of LUF banknotes and coins
In accordance with a long tradition, the last banknotes issued by the Institut Monétaire Luxembourgeois show the effigy of HRH Grand Duke Jean with a national architectural heritage building in the background. (...)
In accordance with the design tradition followed in Luxembourg, the last franc coins intended for circulation all include the effigy of HRH Grand Duke Jean on their front side. (...)