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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 - Saxony

2016 - Saxony

The €2 commemorative coin: "Saxony – Dresden's Zwinger Palace is to be placed into circulation on 5 February 2016, with 30 million units to be issued for circulation at a time. The mint condition coins can be purchased at all Bundesbank branches.

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€20 collector coin: "Little Red Riding Hood"

€20 collector coin: "Little Red Riding Hood"

The German government has decided to mint a €20 collector coin with the theme "Little Red Riding Hood", to be issued in February 2016. This will be the first €20 collector silver coin issued by the Federal Republic of Germany and €10 collector coins will no longer be issued.

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20 euro banknote, second series

The new €20 banknote

The new €20 banknote provides for even greater security in cash payments. Its new security feature - a window in the hologram stripe - would be very difficult to forge, says Bundesbank Executive Board member Carl-Ludwig Thiele. The new banknote was launched on the 25th of November.

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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

The new €20 banknote  

The European Central Bank (ECB) and the national central banks will begin issuing the €20 banknotes of the Europa series on 25 November 2015. The €20 banknote is now the third note belonging to the second series of euro banknotes that the Eurosystem has gradually been introducing since May 2013.

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Exchanging DM for euro  

Exchanging DM for euro in a Deutsche Bundesbank branch © Frank Rumpenhorst / Bundesbank

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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