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Download our booklets, leaflets and posters. They cover the main aspects of the economic and monetary union (EMU) and the euro.

Ten years of euro banknotes and coins - Posterpdf(405 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

(General Public. March 2012. European Commission. Brussels. Poster. Size: A1. Free) Multilingual KC-32-12-102-1X-C / doi: 10.2765/32248

This poster was produced in 2012 at the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the introduction of euro banknotes and coins. It shows the main elements taken from the 2-euro common commemorative coin which all 17 euro area countries issued for this occasion. These elements symbolise the importance of the euro as the single currency for euro area citizens, finance (the euro symbol), trade (the red ship), and industry (the factory, wind power stations).


Ten years of euro commemorative coins - Poster pdf(2 MB) Choose translations of the previous link 

(General Public. June 2012. European Commission. Brussels. Poster. Size: A1. Free) Multilingual. KC-31-12-970-1X-C / doi: 10.2765/ 38697

This poster shows the complete collection of 121 2-euro commemorative coins issued by euro area countries in the first decade of euro coins, including the three sets of common commemorative coins at the occasions of 50 years of the Treaty of Rome (2007), 10 years of Economic and Monetary Union (2009), and 10 years of euro banknotes and coins (2012). The collection is arranged around the topics of European personalities, values, monuments, history, and culture.


One currency for one Europe. The road to the europdf(3 MB) Choose translations of the previous link 

(General Public. January 2011. European Commission. Brussels. Poster. Size: 70 x 100 cm. Free) KC-31-10-641-XX-C / doi: 10.2765/93267

A timeline of the process leading to the adoption of the single currency, shown in parallel with key milestones in the European integration and changes in culture and society over the past fifty years. An ideal tool for secondary-school teachers and students, which can be used as a stand-alone product or be accompanied by the booklet with the same title.


 

The euro: ready for business. Preparing your company to work in europdf(2 MB) Choose translations of the previous link 

(General Public. January 2008. European Commission. Brussels. Brochure, 28 pp, size: 15 x 23 cm. Free) KC-81-07-173-XX-C / doi: 10.2765/15514. Available in BG - CS - EN - ET - HU - LT - LV - PL - RO – SK. Out of stock EN, PL

Companies face a number of challenges when changing to a new currency, such as adapting their IT and accounting systems, converting prices and salaries, training staff, informing clients and handling new cash. Small and medium-sized companies need to plan particularly carefully because they are subject to greater resource constraints than large companies. This guide advises them on how best to prepare for the introduction of the euro, and includes a practical checklist of essential tasks.


Kids' Corner posterpdf Choose translations of the previous link 

(General Public. September 2008. European Commission. Brussels. Poster 42 x 60 cm. Free) KC-30-08-494-XX-P. Out of stock: CS, ET, HU, IT, LT, RO, RU

This poster directs children to ec.europa.eu/euro/kids where they can play the euro games and read simple information on the euro.


Kids Corner bookmarkpdf(658 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

(General Public. June 2008. European Commission. Brussels. Bookmark. Size 5 x 20 cm. Free) KC-30-08-549-EN-J

This bookmark directs children to ec.europa.eu/euro/kids where they can play the euro games and read simple information on the euro.


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