A LOTTERY SELLER HOLDS TICKETS WELCOMING THE ARRIVAL OF THE EURO.
A salesman displays tickets for the ONCE (Spain's National Organization
for the Blind) lottery which feature a "Welcome Euro" message and a
large Euro symbol in central Madrid January 2, 2002. The tickets are
priced at one euro. The overwhelmingly glitch-free launch of the euro
won widespread plaudits as millions of Europeans returned to work
afther the New Year holiday in the first major test of the new
currency. REUTERS/Andrea Comas