All of the notes in this category have been collected from foreign countries around the world. Where possible, detailed information about each note has been obtained.
In many of the European countries, their proprietary monetary units have been withdrawn and replaced by the Euro. The former currencies including the Austrian schilling, the Belgian franc, the Finnish markka, the French franc, the Deutsche mark, the Greek drachma, the Irish pound, the Italian lira, the Luxembourg franc, the Dutch guilder, the Portuguese escudo and the Spanish peseta are no longer legal tender.
The symbol for the Euro is â‚¬ and the international code for it is EUR. The Euro is currently used by the following European nations: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom are members of the European Union but are not currently participating in the single currency.