Gunnar Swanson, quoted by David Ibbetson:
>>Is this a last gasp for nationalism? Will there be any attempt to
>>segregate Euros? I assume that a Euro coin from Amsterdam will be
>>legal tender in Florence. Will Italian banks deport them back to
>>Are there going to be migration studies? Is this all a scam to sell
>>more coins out of circulation and into coin collections?
>I presume that this will be like UK and Canadian coins. They all have the
>Queen's head on the obverse, but the reverses of some of the English coins
David ib: here you mean "United Kingdom coins", not "English coins"
>vary according to whether they were first issued in England , Scotland,
>Wales, or Ireland. And similarly for Canadian provinces. These coins
>circulate freely across their respective countries.
1 January 2002 is going to be interesting: seems likely that the euro coins
and notes will begin to make their impact in the non-participating European
countries, like an unstoppable tide. Yesterday the US dollar and the UK
pound started their long falls against the euro.