A 10 Euro silver proof coin will be issued to commemorate Greece’s EU Presidency in 2014, featuring the Greek Presidency logo.
The design for the new 10 euro banknote has been shown to the public for the first time. It is due to be distributed later this year.
Latvia has begun the new year by joining the eurozone, becoming the 18th member of the group of EU states which uses the euro as its currency.
Today we are pleased to launch the new e-shop of Electa Collections! With a modern design, which reflects the new concept in e-commerce, and a lot of new features, we tried to make our website more pleasant and easy to use.
The Central Bank of Cyprus has recently announced the issue of a set of Cyprus euro coins in brilliant uncirculated condition and mint year 2013.
On 11 February 2013, Pope Benedict announced his resignation in a speech in Latin before the cardinals, citing a "lack of strength of mind and body" due to his advanced age. His resignation became effective on 28 February 2013. He is the first pope to resign since Pope Gregory XII in 1415, and the first to do so on his own initiative since Pope Celestine V in 1294.
Investiture of King Willem-Alexander takes place after well-loved queen of the Netherlands signs abdication document in Amsterdam, ending her 33-year reign.
The Ministry of Finance has recently announced the Hellenic Numismatic Program of 2013, which will include commemorative coins, gold and silver collector coins and rare euro coin sets.
Latvia formally asked the Commission to deliver an extraordinary convergence report with the aim of joining the euro from 1st January 2014.
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands has announced she is abdicating in favour of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander. In a pre-recorded address broadcast on TV, she said she would formally stand down on 30 April. The queen, who is approaching her 75th birthday, said she had been thinking about this moment for several years and that now was "the moment to lay down my crown".