Helpful guidelines

Are old 50 euro notes still valid?

Are old 50 euro notes still valid?

Yes, any Euro note is good to use no matter what the issue date is. And it can be used in any country that uses the Euro as its currency – France and Italy are both included on that list. You should use the 50 to buy something that costs a bit more than one euro, in a larger store or restaurant.

What does 50 euro look like?

The fifty euro note is the fourth smallest note, measuring 140 millimetres (5.5 in) × 77 millimetres (3.0 in), with an orange colour scheme. Each euro banknote depicts bridges and arches/doorways in a different historical European style; the €50 note shows the Renaissance era (15th and 16th centuries).

How much does 50 euro weigh?

50 cent. Diameter: 24.25mm. Thickness: 2.38mm. Weight: 7.80g.

Are old 50 Euro notes still valid 2021?

The new €50, like the previously issued notes of the Europa series, will circulate alongside the banknotes of the first series, which remain legal tender. Euro banknotes will always retain their value and can be exchanged for an unlimited period of time at the national central banks of the Eurosystem.

How do you check a 50 euro note?

The security thread is embedded in the banknote paper. Hold the 50 Euro note against the light – the thread will appear as a dark stripe. The word “EURO” and the value can be seen in tiny letters on the stripe.

How do I check my 50 euro bill?

The Europa series, like the first series of euro banknotes, is easy to check using the “FEEL, LOOK and TILT” method. Feel of the paper – Feel the banknote. It is crisp and firm. Raised print – Feel the short raised lines on the left and right edges of the banknote.

How can you tell if a 50 euro note is real?

Check with an ultraviolet lamp The flag of the European Union looks green and has orange stars. The signature of the ECB President turns green. The large stars and small circles on the front glow. The map, bridge and value numeral on the back appear in yellow.

Are 50 notes being discontinued?

30 September 2022 is the last day you can use our paper £20 and £50 notes. After 30 September 2022, many banks will accept withdrawn notes as deposits from customers. The Post Office may also accept withdrawn notes as a deposit into any bank account you can access at the Post Office.