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Pourquoi de nouveaux billets ?

La BCE et les banques centrales nationales (BCN) de l’Eurosystème sont responsables de l’intégrité des billets de banque en euros. Elles ont ainsi conçu une deuxième série de billets en euros qui comporte des signes de sécurité améliorés, rendant les billets encore plus sûrs et préservant la confiance du public dans la monnaie.


Garder une longueur d’avance sur les faussaires

Les nouveaux billets en euros bénéficient des avancées technologiques dans le domaine de la conception des billets. Les nouveaux signes de sécurité offrent une meilleure protection contre la contrefaçon et rendent les billets encore plus sûrs.

La stratégie de recherche et développement de l’Eurosystème met l’accent sur la nécessité d’assurer l’autoprotection des billets en euros pour compliquer la tâche des faussaires. Les établissements de crédit, les professionnels manipulant des espèces et le public doivent pouvoir reconnaître les faux billets, et soutenir ainsi la lutte contre la contrefaçon menée par l’Eurosystème.

Solidité et durée de vie

Les nouveaux billets en euros auront une durée de vie plus longue que celle de la première série. Il ne faudra donc pas les remplacer aussi vite. C’est un élément essentiel, notamment pour le billet de 5 euros, qui est sujet à l’usure, car le public le manipule fréquemment. De plus, l’allongement de sa durée de vie réduira son empreinte environnementale.

 

Une recherche et développement intensive

Les billets sont des produits hautement sophistiqués. Plusieurs années de recherche et développement sont nécessaires pour concevoir une nouvelle série.


MARIO DRAGHI, PRÉSIDENT DE LA BCE, ANNONCE L’INTRODUCTION DE LA SÉRIE DE BILLETS « EUROPE »


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