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Cash management

Confidence in a currency is rooted in cash. In Germany, it is the Bundesbank’s task to provide an adequate supply of high-quality euro banknotes and coins at all times. The Bundesbank provides retailers and banks with cash, withdraws counterfeit money from circulation and replaces damaged coins and banknotes.

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German €2 commemorative coins - 2006 - Hesse

2015 - Hesse

From 30 January 2015, the German Federal government will issue a german €2 commemorative coins collector’s coin for Hesse with St. Pauls Church in Frankfurt. The mint condition coins can be purchased at all Bundesbank branches as they become available.

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German €2 commemorative coins „25 years of German Unity“

2015 - 25 years of German Unity

From 30 January 2015, the German Federal government will issue a german €2 commemorative coins collector’s coin "25 Years of German Unity". The mint condition coins can be purchased at all Bundesbank branches as they become available.

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Euro Cash Changeover in Lithuania

As from 1 January 2015 Lithuania will start using the euro as the single currency of the European Union. Information on the limited free of charge exchange of Lithuanian Litas at Deutsche Bundesbank branches are available here.

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International Cash Conference 2014

The Deutsche Bundesbank hosted the second International Cash Conference from 15 to 18 September 2014 in Dresden.

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Questionnaire on euro banknote quality

The European Central Bank is interested in your opinion on the quality of euro banknotes. You can participate in the online questionnaire here.

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Additional information

CashEDI  

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Since 1 January 2013, payment transactions must be carried out ​​electronically.

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Exchanging DM for euro  

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You can exchange unlimited amounts of DM banknotes and coins for euro indefinitely and free of charge at all Deutsche Bundesbank branches.

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