- December 03, 2019
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:
The new signature that will...
- October 06, 2019
Notgeld, or ‘emergency money’, from the early Weimar Republic, is a powerful illustration of the turbulent years during and after the First World War...
- July 07, 2019
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...