History of coins and currencies before Euro
Particular coins and their history
Reminder on the former currencies of the Countries of the Eurozone
Several changes on the visual of the Belgian national coin of 2€ were made
There are now 4 different versions
The European flag is decorated with twelve golden stars in five branches
One of the branches pointed upward, arranged at a distance equal in circle on field of azure. He represents the solidarity and the union between the peoples of Europe
Some 2000 years separate both coins in illustration...
If the currency goes back up at the dawn of the times, it is necessary to wait for the 7th century av. J.-C., and then the Greeks, to see the appearance of struck metallic coins. This innovation was a turning point in the history of the money.