Before the Euro / history of coins


Reminder on the former currencies of the Countries of the Eurozone

The 12 stars of the European flag


The European flag is a flag 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.

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Hibernia 2€ Ireland

The numismatists waited for the first commemorative coin of Ireland.
She was struck in January, 2016 to 4 500 000 copies.

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The Athenian owl


          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 rooms. This innovation was a turning point in the history of the money.

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