The National Bank of Romania (BNR) has put into circulation banknotes and coins with the new Romanian blazon starting January 1.

The banknotes with the new blazon will have the date written on the back “January 1 2018”.

All the other graphic elements of the banknotes and coins with the new blazon, their features, as well as the security elements of the banknotes with the new blazon will be the same with the ones of the banknotes and coins already in circulation.

BNR says the banknotes and coins with the new blazon will be put into circulation in stages, according to the real needs of the monetary flow, and will circulate in parallel with the already existing ones.