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C. LAGARDE head of the ECB: a new signature on euro banknotes

C. LAGARDE head of the ECB: a new signature on euro banknotes

Mrs Christine LAGARDE was appointed Governor of the ECB in July 2019.

After Win DUISENBERG, Jean Claude TRICHET and Mario DRAGHI, Mrs LAGARDE is the fourth Governor of the European Central Bank (ECB), since its creation and the first woman in this position.

For numismatists, this news is important as it will lead to the appearance of a new signature on euro banknotes.

 

C. LAGARDE, new ECB governor and first woman in this position

 

As a reminder, the signatures of the ECB governors were as follows:

 

 DUISENBERG’s Signature

 TRICHET’s Signature

 DRAGHI’s Signature

 

The new signature that will...

Zero euro banknotes collection changes to celebrate its 5th birthday

Zero euro banknotes collection changes to celebrate its 5th birthday

Zero euro banknotes will have been in existence for 5 years in 2020. To mark this important event, the publisher, Euro Banknote memory, is...

Bank of England unveils new “TURNER” £20 banknote

Bank of England unveils new “TURNER” £20 banknote

Last week, Governor Mark Carney unveiled the design of the new £20 note featuring the artist JMW Turner. It will be issued for the...

2019 new AUD 20 banknote dedicated to REIBEY and FLYNN

2019 new AUD 20 banknote dedicated to REIBEY and FLYNN

The new Australian $20 banknote will be put into circulation in October 2019.

He pays tribute to Mary Reibey, an inmate who escaped rigid social...

Currency in crisis – German emergency money 1914-1924, British Museum

Currency in crisis – German emergency money 1914-1924, British Museum

Notgeld, or ‘emergency money’, from the early Weimar Republic, is a powerful illustration of the turbulent years during and after the First World War...

2019  Polish Security Printing Works commemorative Banknote of zl19

2019 Polish Security Printing Works commemorative Banknote of zl19

A collectors’ 19zł banknote has been issued by the National Bank of Poland to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Polish Security Printing Works...

BoE unveiled new £50 pounds banknote – Alan TURING

BoE unveiled new £50 pounds banknote – Alan TURING

IT pioneer Alan Turing will be the obverse of the new £50 banknotes, which will enter into circulation in 2021, the Bank of England...

2019 Singapore 20 dollars commemorative banknote – Singapore Bicentennial

2019 Singapore 20 dollars commemorative banknote – Singapore Bicentennial

On 5 June 2019, President Halimah Yacob launched a $20 banknote to commemorate Singapore’s Bicentennial. The commemorative note depicts Singapore’s journey to nationhood and...

2019 1,000 hryvnia  banknote from UKRAINE

2019 1,000 hryvnia  banknote from UKRAINE

The National Bank of Ukraine has decided to introduce the 1,000 hryvnias banknote from 25 October and to withdraw the 1, 2 and 5...

2019 SAMOA new 10 tala commemorative banknote – XVI Pacific Games

2019 SAMOA new 10 tala commemorative banknote – XVI Pacific Games

The Central Bank of Samoa announced recently the release of a new $10 polymer banknote in June 2019, to commemorate the XVI Pacific Games...

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