Look out for the new € 50 banknote, in circulation from 4 April 2017 as part of the gradual renewal of the European currency. It was presented by the European Central Bank (ECB) on 5 July 2016..
The Europa series is the second series of euro banknotes to be issued since the euro was introduced, and started with the €5 in 2013 and followed by the €10 and €20 in 2014 and 2015, respectively.
Part of the “Europe” series called “Europe” so named because two of the security signs include a portrait of ‘Princesse Europe’, a character from Greek mythology after whom the continent was named. Notes already in circulation of €5, €10 and €20 are also part of this series.
The introduction of the “Europe” series will continue over several years to renew the € 100 and €200 notes. The € 500 will be phased out,