In circulation now – the new €50 note

The new €50 banknote entered circulation across Ireland and the euro area on 4 April 2017. 

Here’s your guide to everything you need to know about the new design – the fourth in the Europa series. 

Read our press release which tells you about the enhanced security features that include a watermark of the Greek goddess Europa, raised lines along the sides of the note, a shiny emerald colour number and a portrait hologram.

euroseries2@centralbank to request English - and Irish-language information leaflets on the note. Braille and audio versions are also available.

You can also visit www.new-euro-banknotes.eu for more details on the background to the new note. Also see our euro banknotes section.