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Want to know more about the various security features incorporated into the euro banknotes? We list them here.

€ 5

First Series

Security threadLookLook

Hold the banknote up against the light. The security thread should become visible, embedded in the paper and running from top to bottom 5 EURO can be seen in tiny lettering in the thread. The thread should not be visible against a dark background.