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1 Company LOGO History of EURO Banknotes the currency of the Euro zone

2 Company LOGO Guidelines for the Design of Euro Banknotes One of the main challenges of banknote design is to successfully combine security features with artistic creativity. Banknotes should be: –easy to recognize –secure against counterfeiting –visually attractive. Counterfeit – falšovat, padělek

3 Company LOGO Guidelines for the Design of Euro Banknotes The euro banknotes must be clearly identifiable as European and should embody a cultural and political message that is readily acceptable to all European citizens. Embody – ztělesňovat, vyjádřit Readily – ochotně, pohotově

4 Company LOGO Design features "Ages and Styles of Europe" Each banknote must depict a particular historical period ("age") and an architectural feature ("style") from that period to illustrate the "Ages and styles of Europe". Depict – zobrazovat, vyobrazit

5 Company LOGO Design features Ages assigned to denominations Denomination Age EURO 5 Classical EURO 10 Romanesque EURO 20 Gothic EURO 50 Renaissance EURO 100 Baroque and Rococo EURO 200 Iron and Glass EURO 500 Modern

6 Company LOGO Design features "Abstract / Modern" Each banknote must show a contemporary or modern depiction of abstract and figurative elements. All designs must ensure gender equality and avoid any national bias. Contemporary – současný, moderní Figurative – obrazný, přenesený Bias – zaujatost, předsudek

7 Company LOGO Size and Colour Specifications for the euro banknotes Denomination Dimension Colour EURO 5 120mm x 62mm grey EURO 10 127mm x 66mm red EURO 20 133mm x 70mm blue EURO 50 140mm x 74mm orange EURO 100 147mm x 78mm green EURO 200 153mm x 78mm yellow- brown EURO 500 160mm x 78mm purple

8 Company LOGO Selection Process for the Final Euro Banknote Design The Jury (porota) The jury chosen for selection of a final banknote design was made up of internationally renowned experts in marketing, design and art history. The President of the EMI selected the jurors from a list of candidates submitted by the national central banks. Jury members were completely independent of any national central bank or printing works involved in the competition.

9 Company LOGO The Winning Design The winning designs chosen by the EMI Council were produced by Robert Kalina of the Österreichische Nationalbank and inspired by the theme “Ages and styles of Europe”. They were chosen because they unite historical developments in technology, art and communication into one harmonious composition, and they epitomize (představovat) the dawn of a new Europe with its shared cultural heritage and the vision of a joint future in the next millennium.

10 Company LOGO The Winning Design The banknote designs depict the architectural styles of seven periods in Europe’s cultural history and modern 20th century architecture – and show three main architectural elements: windows, gateways and bridges. gateway – brána

11 Company LOGO The Winning Design The windows and gateways on the front of each banknote symbolise the spirit of openness and co-operation in Europe. The 12 stars of the European Union are also featured to represent the dynamism and harmony of contemporary Europe.

12 Company LOGO The Winning Design These design elements are complemented on the reverse of each banknote, which features a bridge typical of the respective age of European cultural development. These bridges range from early constructions to the sophisticated bridges of the modern era and are used as a metaphor for communication among the people of Europe and between Europe and the rest of the world. Complement – doplňovat Respective – příslušný, vztahující se

13 Company LOGO The Winning Design

14 Company LOGO The Map

15 Company LOGO Non EMU members using the Euro Monaco, San Marino and Vatican City are permitted to use and issue their own Euro coins even though they are not members of the EU. Montenegro and Kosovo used the German mark as their currency prior (dříve) to the Euro changeover in 2002. They use the Euro as their currency, but do not issue their own coins.

16 Company LOGO Non EMU members using the Euro Andorra never had an official currency and used the Spanish peseta and the French franc prior to the replacement of both by the Euro. Andorra has been granted permission to use the Euro as its currency.

17 Company LOGO Slovakia 2009

18 Company LOGO The End

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