01 FAQ Are these real banknotes?
Yes and no. They are printed by Oberthur Fiduciaire in France. As one of the largest banknote manufacturers in the world, besides the euro, it produces eighty other currencies for national central banks across the globe.
The 0-euro banknotes have all the security features of a normal euro banknote. They are trademarked as “0 Euro Banknote” or Euro Souvenir. However, they are no official legal tender and cannot be used as a currency or to pay with them.
02 FAQ Are the banknotes actually legal?
The banknotes are printed by Oberthur Fiduciaire in France, a major player in the fiduciary printing industry since 1842 – and a world leader in high security printing. Their expertise is valued by central banks and governments around the world.
03 FAQ What is a banknote worth 0 EUR good for?
The 0-euro banknotes are personalized with beautiful pictures and motifs of cultural, historical or social significance and are a fantastic souvenir and keepsake. They can represent the essence of a visitor attraction, and be marketed to visitors so they have great souvenir of this memorable visit. Typically, a visitor our tourist attraction would order their exclusive motif to market to tourists and visitors.
04 FAQ What type of businesses can have the 0-euro banknote?
Any visitor or tourist attraction with cultural, historical or social significance can get their own personalized souvenir banknotes (in Turkey, Greece, Romania & Croatia).
To give some examples: zoo, museum, heritage center, castle, natural attractions, distillery, city, historical buildings, statues, monuments, aquarium, animal sanctuary, persons with cultural significance, events etc.
05 FAQ Can private persons order a personalized 0-euro banknote?
Yes, as long as the theme is of any cultural, historical or social significance, and the person has the right to use the desired picture/trademark(s), then definitely yes.
06 FAQ Can gift shops and tourist shops order a personalized 0-euro banknote?
Yes, of course. If they are located close to a tourist or visitor site, they might be selling personalized souvenirs of that site. The personalized 0-euro souvenir banknotes are a great product for them.