I did not know that, nor did anybody I ever spoke to. There are euro
coins available already, they were distributed at a EC meeting some time
>From: Gary Roberts[SMTP:gar@sparc.SanDiegoCA.NCR.COM]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 1997 2:49 PM
>To: Multiple Recipients of
>Subject: Re: ECU and euro - both exist
> > From: "Winkler, Arnold F" <Arnold.Winkler@unisys.com>
> > life by January 1999. There are no coins or notes in ECU currency -
> > that explains why we have not seen them. The ECU is only electronic
> > money, the euro will be real in your pockets.
>If anything, this only strengthens your other arguments, but while the
>ECU was never in general circulation as such, there were ECU coins
>minted. I haven't a clue to their legal status.
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