MOSCOW, September 23 (RIA Novosti) - The second generation of 10 Euro notes has been put in to circulation as of this Tuesday, according to DW news.
The bills have been redesigned to include increased durability and security measures. Some of the new security features include high-tech inks which change under different light sources and when held at different angles, a new complex hologram, raised ink print, and watermarks.
Counterfeiting is a problem on the European continent; over 330,000 forged euro banknotes were discovered in the first six months of the year according to DW news.
The ECB has already begun to phase out the old bill, starting in January of this year.
The bill was introduced last January, but is only going into circulation today. The last new bill to be introduced was the 5 euro bill, introduced into circulation in May of 2013. The next bill to be phased out will be the 20 euro note.