19 million Slovak crowns still in circulation

SEVEN years after adopting the euro the Slovak crowns remain in circulation.

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There are still 18.9 million former Slovak banknotes worth SKK2.26 billion (about €75 million), according to the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS).

The most Slovak banknotes, some 10.1 million pieces, are worth 20 crowns. The NBS also registered 3.4 million pieces of 100-crown banknotes. Back in 2015 the national bank withdrew more than 92,000 banknotes worth 49.7 million Slovak crows (€1.6 million), as reported by the SITA newswire.

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Slovaks can still exchange the banknotes at NBS premises. This is not the case of the coins, which could have been exchanged until January 2, 2014, SITA wrote.

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