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All Items : Coins and Stamps : Stamps : Europe : Contemporary item #831142
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These cards were given out by banks and other institutions to help French people understand the value of the new euro currency compared to the franc which had been in use for many years. They are interesting and informative records of the transition period, which actually lasted for several years. The euro currency was introduced on 1 January 2002 and both currencies were legal to use until 17 February 2002 after which only the euro could be used...
 
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