New €100 and €200 notes to go into circulation on May 28

The new 100 and 200 euro banknotes will go into circulation in Europe on May 28, 2019.

"These notes have two new security features, in the satellite hologram and in the emerald number," said Banco de Portugal Administrator Hélder Rosalino. The new banknotes were presented today at the Banco de Portugal complex in Carregado (Alenquer, Lisbon).

According to Rosalino, the new notes are "extremely secure" because the European Central Bank has been trying to "make them resistant to counterfeiting."

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