Asked in France, World Currencies
What currency does France use and when did they start using it?
France is part of the Eurozone, is currency is the Euro (â‚¬). It was introduced on Jan. 1, 2001 and the only option from Jan. 1, 2002 onwards. Through the year 2001 both the Euro and the French Franc were accepted. ...
Asked in History of France
What year did the current French currency start?
The current currency in France is the Euro. It was introduced for accounting purposes on 1st January 1999. Notes and coins were introduced on Jan. 1, 2001. During the year 2001 the French could use either the Franc or the Euro, but using the franc became impossible from Jan 1, 2002 onwards. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What year did England and the rest of the UK started using the euro?
The UK, including England, does not use the euro. Though a member of the European Union, the UK chose not to adopt the euro and instead still uses its own national currency, the pound (sterling). ...
Asked in Currency Conversions
When did the Euro go out?
This depends, the Euro came out in 2001 for twelve of the countries then in 2003 came out the euro in San Marino, Vatican City and Monaco. 2007 was the year when Slovenia joined the euro zone followed by Malta and Cyprus (2008). Now (2009) Slovakia joined the euro zone. If you have coins that are dated 1999 or 2000 that is because that was the year that the mint started to make the euro coins. ...